[OSM-talk] Lot's of locality names in an otherwise empty area

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemed.net
Mon Nov 21 11:42:29 UTC 2016

Sebastian Arcus wrote:
> Well, looking at the map, it looks like each and every parcel of 
> land and section of field has a locality tag associated with it.

It's very common in the UK, too, for uninhabited sections of woodland and
hillside to have placenames.

> it still seems a bit odd - and begs the question if those tags 
> really need to be there.

Why not? Be conservative in what you change/delete in OSM, be liberal in
what you add.


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