Proposed features/Ocean

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Status: Abandoned (inactive)
Proposed by: Ewmjc
Tagging: place=sea
Applies to: node
Definition: Identifying the world's oceans
Rendered as: *
Drafted on:
Proposed on: 2009-05-21
RFC start: 2009-05-21
Vote start: *
Vote end: *


Continents are in Map Features but not oceans. Map Features does not yet have good support for labelling marine features. This, in conjunction with place=sea, are proposals for top-level features. All oceans are already identified with this tag.


For identifying and locating the world's oceans seas Wikipedia:Ocean:

  • Arctic Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Indian Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Southern Ocean

Tag values


Can be used in conjunction with these tags (not part of the proposal):


Proposer's Initial Comment

I have already tagged all the world's oceans with this tag. Show place=ocean on map (may not work).edit

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