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Public-images-osm logo.svg natural = peak
The top (summit) of a hill or mountain.
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
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Status: In use


The top (summit) of a hill or mountain. Mapped as a node Node, only.

natural=peak is immaterial and maps the highest point of a natural or renaturalised physical feature.
  • name=* - name of the peak
  • ele=* - for providing an elevation / altitude in metres above sea level ... if you know it.
  • wikipedia=* - for providing a wikipedia.org link - many major peaks have an entry.
  • summit:cross=yes - for summit crosses


Currently Mapnik will render a symbol (Peak mapnik.png) at zoom level 11, a symbol plus its name at zoom level 13 and a symbol plus name plus elevation on level 14 and higher zoom levels.



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Possible Tagging Mistakes

natural=hill - If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag. Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!

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