Conflation/Land Cover

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Land cover geographic data is what is mostly represented as "landuse=\*" in the OSM database. Other tagging schemes e.g. "landcover=\*" also exist.

Data import of zero-dimensional (separate points of interest) and linear (roads) objects are regularly done in OSM. Documentation and tools to assist with

such imports exist. Compared to these, importing of polygons and multipolygons has unique challenges. Please make sure you read the OSM import guidelines [1] before you start working on an import. Then document as much of the process as possible for your own and other reference, as it is likely to take more time to finish than you originally estimated.

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