[OSM-talk] [tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (man_made=mineshaft)

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 15:00:15 BST 2009

2009/10/20 Lesi <lesi at lesi.is-a-geek.net>:
> I know mineshaft you can get very close to (2-3m). With your argument half
> of the features of OSM should not be mapped e.g. historic=wreck or streets
> within the ground of a factory. And once again: mineshafts which have a
> headframe are very good points of reference. Often names of mineshafts are
> also used to describe where something is (e.g. somebody could say: "You will
> not know the street, but it's near the Foobar Mineshaft."). Mineshafts and
> mines are also mapped on many commercial maps.

If most of the world only has low res sat imagery, and shaft heads
usually are only a few pixels wide on low res, so how do you mark them
if you can't get close to them?

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