Key:man_made

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Pipeline.jpg
Description
The man-made tag is for identifying man made structures. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Man made
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Documented values: 100
See also
Wikidata
Status: de facto

Usage

A tag for identifying man-made (artificial) structures added to the landscape. See also building=* for buildings.

Values

Man Made

A tag for identifying man made (artificial) structures that are added to the landscape. See the page Man-made for an introduction on its usage.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
man_made adit node A type of entrance to an underground mine which is horizontal or nearly horizontal.
Adit-icon.jpg
man_made beacon node A structure for signalling on land and sea.
Cuxhaven 07-2016 photo23 Kugelbake.jpg
man_made breakwater way area A man-made structure designed to protect a shore or harbour from the sea and waves.
Breakwater.JPG
man_made bridge area The outline of a bridge, grouping together all features for that bridge.

Please also add bridge=* and layer=* to all ways running over the bridge.

Bridge-yes.jpg
man_made bunker_silo node area An open-sided structure that can be used with vehicles to fill and empty them.
Empty bunker silo in Nebraska.jpg
man_made carpet_hanger node A construction to hang carpets for cleaning with the help of carpet beaters.
Trzepa.JPG
man_made chimney node A tall distinctive vertical conduit for venting hot gases or smoke, normally found near power stations or large factories.
Chimney-14.svg
Schwerin Wuestmark Heizkraftwerk Schwerin-Sued.JPG
man_made communications_tower node area A huge tower for transmitting radio applications.
Communication tower-14.svg
Sender Blauen-2.jpg
man_made crane node area A stationary, permanent crane.
Crane-14.svg
Ladebruecke IMGP2656 osm.jpg
man_made cross node Cross with little historical or religion value, e.g. summit cross.
Christian.9.svg
Heimgarten Gipfelkreuz.jpg
man_made cutline way A straight line cut in a forest.
Map cutline.jpg
Firebreak.JPG
man_made clearcut node area Area, where most or all trees are uniformly cut down.
Clearcutting-Oregon.jpg
man_made dovecote node area A place where doves are farmed or stored.
Doocotstables.JPG
man_made dyke way area A dyke is a an embankment built to restrict the flow of water or other liquids.
Whitgift, dyke and Ouse.jpg
man_made embankment way An artificial steep slope.
Cliff2.png
Railway embankment.jpg
man_made flagpole node A long pole built to hold a flag.
Genova-Quarto dei Mille.JPG
man_made gasometer way area A large container in which natural gas or town gas is stored near atmospheric pressure at ambient temperatures.
Gasometer in East London.jpg
man_made groyne way area A rigid structure built from a shoreline or riverbank that interrupts water flow and limits the movement of sediment. See also: man_made=breakwater.
Schobuellbuhne042006.jpg
man_made kiln node area A kiln: an oven used for industrial processes such as hardening, drying, or smelting
Charcoal-kiln.jpg
man_made lighthouse node Tower that emits light to serve as a navigational aid at sea or on inland waterway.
Lighthouse-16.svg
Chania lighthouse A.jpg
man_made mast node A mast is a vertical structure built to hold, for example, antennas.
Mast general.svg
Mobile phone base station 2010 12 30 165211 PC304165.jpg
man_made mineshaft node area A mineshaft: vertical tunnel into a mine where minerals are extracted.
Mineshaft.jpg
man_made monitoring_station node area A station that monitors something.
An Air Quality Monitoring Station above the M42 - geograph.org.uk - 210181.jpg
man_made obelisk node area Tall, narrow, four-sided, tapered monument which usually ends in a pyramid-like shape at the top.
Monument-16.svg
Roma-obelisco in laterano.jpg
man_made observatory node area Observatory: a location used for observing terrestrial or celestial events
PVSO Dome.jpg
man_made offshore_platform node area Offshore platform, oil platform or offshore drilling rig
Oil platform.jpeg
man_made petroleum_well node Oil well: a hole bored in the earth, designed to bring petroleum oil or gas to the surface
West Texas Pumpjack.JPG
man_made pier way area A pier is a raised walkway over water, supported by widely spread piles or pillars.
Rendering-area-man made-pier.png
Poland. Gmina Jedwabno. Narty Lake 001.JPG
man_made pipeline way A major pipeline carrying gas, water, oil, etc.
Pipeline.jpg
man_made pumping_station node way Pumping station: a facility including pumps and equipment for pumping fluids from one place to another
Pumpwerk Landungsbrücken.JPG
man_made reservoir_covered node area A covered reservoir is a large man-made tank for holding fresh water
Reservoir covered.jpg
man_made silo node area A storage container for bulk material, often grains such as corn or wheat
Storage tank-14.svg
Silo.jpg
man_made snow_fence way A solid fence-like structure built across steep slopes to reduce risk and severity of (snow) avalanches.
Verbauung Tanngrindel.JPG
man_made snow_net way A netting fence built across steep slopes to reduce risk and severity of (snow) avalanches.
man_made storage_tank node area A container that holds liquids or compressed gases.
Storage tank-14.svg
Gasometer.jpg
man_made street_cabinet node area A cabinet located in the street and hosting technical equipment to operate facilities such as electricity or street lights.
Street cabinet friendship.jpg
man_made surveillance node area A surveillance camera or other type of surveillance equipment.
Three Surveillance cameras.jpg
man_made survey_point node A triangulation pillar, geodetic vertex, or other piece of fixed equipment used by topographers.
Dscf1805-800.jpg
man_made telescope node area Telescope: an instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting light or radio waves
Telescope dish-14.svg
USA.NM.VeryLargeArray.02.jpg
man_made tower node area A tower is a free-standing structure which is higher than it is wide. Add tower:type=* if possible.
Tower freestanding.svg
Dscf0625-800.jpg
man_made wastewater_plant node area A wastewater plant is a facility used to treat wastewater or sewage.
Landuse-industrial.png
Hall Lane Sewage Farm - geograph.org.uk - 69284.jpg
man_made watermill node area A mill driven by water power.
Belzig Springbachmuehle1.JPG
man_made water_tower node area Structure with a water tank at an altitude to increase pressure in water network
Water-tower-16.svg
Lanstroper Ei IMGP8117 osm.jpg
man_made water_well node area A structural facility to access ground water, created by digging or drilling.
Water well.jpg
man_made water_tap node area Publicly usable water tap, providing access to water and usually equipped with a valve.
Water tap in Frejus.jpg
man_made water_works node area A place where drinking water is found and applied to the local waterpipes network.
Water treatment - geograph.org.uk - 231374.jpg
man_made wildlife_crossing way area Structure that allow animals to cross human barriers safely.
Cerviduct.jpg
man_made windmill node area A traditional windmill, historically used to mill grain with wind power. See power=generator in combination with generator:source=wind for modern wind turbines.
Windmill-16.svg
Willesbourgh Windmill, Ashford, Kent.jpg
man_made works node area A factory or industrial production plant.
Dscf0579-800.jpg
man_made yes node way area General tag for man-made (artificial) structures.
man_made user defined node way area All commonly used values according to Taginfo

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