Tag:landuse=quarry

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Public-images-osm logo.svg landuse = quarry
Quarry1.jpg
Description
Surface mineral extraction
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasuse on relations unspecified
Useful combination
Wikidata
Wikidata-logo.svgQ188040
Status: De facto

A quarry, ie an area of land used for surface mineral extraction.

Tagging

Place a node Node or draw an area Area around the quarry, and tag it as landuse=quarry.

Additional tags

  • name=* - the name of the quarry
  • operator=* - the company operating the quarry
  • resource=* - the mineral resource being extracted

Rendering

  • This is one common point symbol (to be used when mapped as a node, or when generalized) for quarries: Quarry.svg
  • Mapnik: Rendering-landuse-quarry-mapnik.png

See also

For underground mining, see: