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An object's position along a waterway. Edit or translate this description.
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
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Status: in use


An object's position along a waterway. The distance is measured from the spring.

In Germany, the mileage is normally upstream, i.e. from the estuary to the source. There are few exceptions like the Rhine or the Weser.

Use in combination with