[OSM-talk] Abuse of natural=cliff tag

Maarten Deen mdeen at xs4all.nl
Thu Sep 12 05:04:56 UTC 2019


On 2019-09-12 06:30, Mark Wagner wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 20:54:17 +0200
> Vladimir Vyskocil <vladimir.vyskocil at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> > On 11 Sep 2019, at 20:20, Mark Wagner <mark+osm at carnildo.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 15:33:05 +0200
>> > Vladimir Vyskocil <vladimir.vyskocil at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> A even crazier area regarding the abuse of the cliff tag !
>> >>
>> >> https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/50.9610/14.0724
>> >> <https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/50.9610/14.0724>
>> >
>> > Doesn't look crazy to me.  From what I saw on the map, I expected
>> > there to be rock formations of the sort you'd find in south Utah.
>> > Switching to aerial imagery, I saw pretty much that, just with more
>> > trees.
>> 
>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/edit#map=20/50.96391/14.06867
>> <https://www.openstreetmap.org/edit#map=20/50.96391/14.06867> really ?
> 
> Really.  The lack of leaves-off imagery means I can't see what's under
> the trees, but the shadows in some of the imagery options are not
> inconsistent with the sort of stepped cliff it appears to be mapping.

Some imagery of the area: 
<https://www.google.com/search?q=sachsische+schweiz&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjrvM_NwMrkAhVukuAKHQkPC7YQ_AUIEigC&biw=1177&bih=717#imgrc=_>

Not that I'm defending the tagging, it seems excessive to me, but the 
area is filled with cliffs.

Regards,
Maarten



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