[OSM-talk] How to map mountain pass in Poltach 2

Gorm E. Johnsen osmlist at gorm.cc
Thu Jan 24 13:45:01 GMT 2013


There is no preset for mountain passes in Potlatch.
You will have to add it manually as key/values.

This is how you do it in Potlatch 2:

Mark the node for the highest point on the road.
Click 'Advanced' In the lower left.
In the grid, enter 'mountain_pass' as key and 'yes' as value.

Typically you may also want to add a 'name' and 'ele' (for elevation in


On 24 January 2013 13:43, Tanveer Singh <tanveer1979 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am still confused
> Road is already mapped in openstreetmap
> I click on EDIT and it takes me to poltach 2
> When I click on any point on the road, I do not see any option of marking
> that single point has mountain pass.
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 7:46 PM, Vladimir Vyskocil <
> vladimir.vyskocil at gmail.com> wrote:
>> And this IMHO important feature to have on a map is still not rendered in
>> Mapnik on the main OSM site... I always saw the request to have it added in
>> the default style since I joined OSM (more than 3 years ago). I think this
>> has something to do with the default pgsql import style not having the
>> following key or keys :
>> >
>> > is there a particular reason to use a new key for this, instead of
>> > e.g. natural=mountain_pass (or natural=pass)? There is only few of
>> > these I admit: http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/search?q=natural%3Dpass
>> >
>> There was also a problem to have the symbol oriented right with the old
>> Mapnik version, but now it should be possible, is it ?
>> Regards,
>> Vlad.
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