[Talk-us] Blue Ridge Parkway

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Mon Jan 30 22:00:06 UTC 2017


According to NPS it is a park.

[1]
https://www.nps.gov/maps/full.html?mapId=e212fcb5-4ff9-4787-bbe4-3d40cc0d0daa#9/36.8412/-80.6506

You just can't trust Wikipedia. maybe they should start citing OSM instead
of those old pesky books.



On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 1:56 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
>     I stumbled across the Blue Ridge Parkway in OSM (you learn something
> new every day, that's one of the things I like so much about OSM).
>
> I noticed that Wikipedia has:
>
> "The parkway, while not a National Park, has been the most visited unit
> of the National Park System every year since 1946..."
>
> but we have
>
> boundary=national_park
> delivery=no
> hgv=no
> leisure=park
>
> Is our definition of national park different than Wikipedia's, or should
> one of the two be changed?
>
> Bye
> Frederik
>
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