Proposed features/Intermittent Lake

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Intermittent Lake
Proposal status: Abandoned (inactive)
Proposed by: *
Tagging: waterway=intermittent lake
Applies to: area
Definition: Largest boundary of a lake that seasonally or occasionally disappears or drastically changes size

Rendered as: Blue hatching
Draft started:
Proposed on: 2007-07-03

waterway=intermittent lake

Some lakes can disappear seasonally; they are called intermittent lakes and are typical of karstic terrain. A prime example of this is Lake Cerknica in Slovenia.

The largest boundary the lake normally reaches would be tagged with this tag. The smallest would be tagged as lake or river, as appropriate. Probably as river Stržen in the case of Lake Cerknica.


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