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Used to describes natural physical land features, including ones that have been modified by humans.
- See also: Natural
See below for commonly used values:
|natural||fell||Bare upper lying uncultivated land principally covered with grass and often grazed.|
|natural||grassland||Where vegetation is dominated by grasses (Poaceae) and other herbaceous (non-woody) plants, except for ornamental grass (see landuse=grass) and grazing (see landuse=meadow)|
|natural||heath|| Bare lower lying uncultivated land with bushes but little or no tree cover.
Note. This is not for parks whose name is "Something Heath"
|natural||sand||Ground coverage of mostly silica particles, with no or very sparse vegetation|
|natural||scrub||Uncultivated land covered with bushes or stunted trees|
|natural||stone||freestanding stone, e.g. glacial erratic|
|natural||tree||Lone or significant trees.|
|natural||tree_row||Line of trees.|
|natural||wetland||waterlogged area (on Wikipedia)|
|natural||wood||Woodland where timber production does not dominate use. Be aware of landuse=forest.|
|natural||bay||A bay, a large body of water partially enclosed by land but with a wide mouth. (Other languages)|
|natural||beach||A beach, a flat area of sand, gravel or pebble next to water (Other languages)|
|natural||coastline||The Mean high water spring line between the sea and land (with the water of on the right side of the way.)|
|natural||spring||A place where ground water flows naturally from the ground ((hydrology, land) (3596) Other languages)|
|natural||arete||An arête, a thin, almost knife-like, ridge of rock which is typically formed when two glaciers erode parallel U-shaped valleys.|
|natural||cave_entrance||The entrance to a cave.|
|natural||cliff||A cliff, a significant vertical, or near vertical, rock exposure (leave the lower face to the right of the way.)|
|natural||glacier||Areas (or peaks) covered with ice throughout the year|
|natural||peak||top of a hill or mountain (summit)|
|natural||rock||This tag has been suggested for mapping areas of rocks and small skerries that can be used for navigation or that might be a potential danger for navigation|
|natural||saddle||saddle between hills||
|natural||sinkhole||A natural depression or hole in the surface topography|
|natural||volcano||A volcano, either dormant, extinct or active|
|natural||user defined||All commonly used values according to Taginfo|
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