Talk:Tag:natural=scree

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Loose or fragmented rock

There are more than scree that consist of loose or fragmented rock, I have seen that natural=scree sometimes is used for features that are not exactly scree (accumulation of broken rock fragments at the base of degrading rock slopes/cliffs).

areas of boulder/stones/gravel can have many names like: boulder field, block field, stone run, et.c.

One possible solution for these other areas could be to use:

natural=bare_rock a feature in the draft Proposed features/bare rock

+ fragmented=yes

some other suggestions is:

natural=fragmented_rock or loose_rock

  • Just seen this and agree that we need ways to separate one of more of the following: stone run [W] Stone Run, block field [W] Block Field, stone glaciers [W] Rock Glacier and boulder fields. I don't think bare_rock should be used: these are all loose rocks or rocks detached from the main bedrock, whereas natural=bare_rock usually refers to what the geologists call solid. SK53 (talk) 15:47, 11 January 2015 (UTC)