[talk-au] LPI Base Map - green areas ?

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 12:04:46 UTC 2016


What about landuse=basin ? [1]
Or natural=water, water=reservoir [2]
or landuse = reservoir, reservoir_type=water_storage [3]


[1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:landuse%3Dbasin
[2] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:water
[3] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:landuse%3Dreservoir

regards

m

On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 12:06 PM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 15/01/2016 2:19 PM, Andrew Davidson wrote:
>
> Looking at the old Parish map it would appear that it used to be part of the
> State Forest until they built the Mangrove Creek Dam at which point it
> became reserved for water conservation purposes.
>
> That makes sense.
>
> I suppose you could tag it:
>
>  boundary=protected_area
>  protect_class=12
>
> Not sure what name you'd give it because the map just says "FOR WATER
> SUPPLY".
>
>
> landuse=water_catchment would probably be best (another new tag that I just
> made up). It cannot be logged. And in some places at least the water people
> don't even want walkers, let alone campers there. I think part of the Blue
> Mountains National Park has restrictions like this around a water catchment
> area. I think Hong Kong has areas for water catchment that are paved to
> increase the run off/harvest. So there is a vast verity in what water
> catchments physically are.
>
> As I don't know what name it has .. it could be anything ... 'McPherson
> Water Catchment' or 'Mangrove Creek Water Catchment' ... arrr
> https://www.wyong.nsw.gov.au/getmedia/7ca695e8-748d-4bca-beba-3b7bff8296e4/Mangrove-Creek-Dam-Brochure.pdf.aspx
> says 'Mangrove Creek Dam Catchment' .. so I'll go with that. No copyright on
> the pdf... :-)
> It does say access is restricted.. but not what the restrictions are.
>
> -----------------------------
> For those also using the LPI base Map to plot State Forests ... be carefull.
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From:
> "Warin" <61sundowner at gmail.com>
>
> To:
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> Cc:
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> Sent:
> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:58:49 +1100
> Subject:
> [talk-au] LPI Base Map - green areas ?
>
>
> Hi,
>
> On the LPI base map green areas apear at first to be
> National Parks - a darker green area that is visible at all zooms.
> State Forests - lighter green, visible when zoomed in.
>
> I have mapped out the McPherson State Forest boundary using the LPI base
> map. Fine (apart from a typo in the name!). Relationship 5748137.
>
> However when I use the 'Administration Boundaries State Forests' the
> northern section I have plotted does not look to be a State Forest.
>
> So what is this green area on the LPI base map .. when it is not a State
> Forest?
> I have mapped some as parks as shown by their name. And I found one
> where I know it as a 'common'.
>
> Maybe they are "miscellaneous crown lands"?
>
> I'll reduce the relationship 5748137 to match the smaller admin boundary.
> But what to do with the other green bit from the base map? I can leave
> it behind with a note .. and no other tags. Would be usefull if someone
> comes across it and knows what it is.
>
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