|Duration or extent of legal protection|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
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The key protected=* has been used to specify the duration or extent of legal protection for an area or feature.
Almost all objects with this tag are areas in Massachusetts, USA, which were imported from MassGIS for features also tagged with natural=*, leisure=*, or landuse=*. The most common value is protected=perpetuity, but protected=limited is common and protected=temporary was imported for 100 features.