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L'Île au Dgèrdain Saint Brélade Jèrri 2004.jpg
A very small island.
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasuse on relations unspecified
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An islet is a very small island with an area less than about 1 km². Types of islet include rocks with some vegetation, small river islands, subsidiary islands, sea stacks and isolated sand bars. Some islets are tidal islands meaning that they're only surrounded by the sea during high-tide.

Differentiation between Island and Islet (List with examples).

How to map

Draw a node at the location of the islet or an area (counterclockwise) along the coastline of the islet. Then add the tag

You can also add the way into a multipolygon relation depending on how the surrounding water is tagged.

See also