[Tagging] Mapping terraced, irrigated farmland (e.g. rice paddies)?

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 22:35:40 UTC 2020

These are much taller than a step. There are earth banks at the edge of
each terrace, to keep the water in.

Here are some examples:



There are also flood irrigated rice fields ("paddies") in flatter areas,
where there are just small earth berms between each field section. Usually
there is a slight difference in height, which varies based on the slope.
This can be hard to see from a distance:


-- Joseph Eisenberg

On Sun, Nov 8, 2020 at 2:26 PM Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>

> A while back, we had a discussion / proposal about mapping steps as an
> area, so that each step was mapped.
> Would that concept work here?
> Thanks
> Graeme
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