[OSM-talk] Islands in rivers

spaetz osm at sspaeth.de
Thu Aug 23 13:38:35 BST 2007


On Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 10:19:06PM +1000, Brent Easton wrote:
>  
> >> >  A>A>A>A>A>A>AB>B>B>B>B>B>B>B
> >> >  |           /              \
> >> >  |          /                \
> >> >  A<A<A<A<A<AB<B<B<B<B<B<B<B<B<B
> >> >  
> >> >  Pure speculation here, someone might actually know!  
> >> 
> >> Yes, that is what I was trying to describe. You create a series of long
> >thin 'natural=water' areas. 
> >
> >No, you do it with waterway=riverbank, and have A and B bein
> >non-continuous way (just the left and right riverbank). Osma should render
> >it properly, if I rmember correctly.
> 
> As it is not on the Map Features page, one has to assume that it does not exist ;) The technique I described works perfectly using documented features. 

Search=river:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Proposed_features/Large_rivers
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