[OSM-talk] Tagging of maritime borders

Gustav Foseid gustavf at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 23:40:32 GMT 2008


On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 12:22 AM, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
<avarab at gmail.com>wrote:

> Have they been tagged as national borders or just as
> boundary=administrative? If it's the latter why is this an
> inappropriate use of the boundary=administrative tag? Exclusive
> economic zone and territorial waters are just another type of
> administrative borders at the trans-national level.


They have been tagged just as normal land borders, with
boundary=administrative and admin_level=2. The only difference is that they
(for obvious reasons) normally have only one contry name, sometimes none.

Replacing admin_level with something that indicates that the boundary is not
between two different administrative entities of similar "level".

 - Gustav
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