Proposal:Surface Mining

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lignite surface mine near Hambach, Germany
Proposal status: Abandoned (inactive)
Proposed by: Xylome
Tagging: landuse=surface_mining
Applies to: area
Definition: Area of land used for surface mining (i.e., lignite/uranium/bauxite/peat/gravel/sand)

Rendered as: grey
Draft started:
Proposed on: 2008-06-26
RFC start: 2008-06-26


Proposal for the new tag landuse=surface_mining for an area area of land used for surface mining (i.e., lignite/uranium/bauxite/peat/gravel/sand/limestone/peat/...)

This proposal also depreciates landuse=quarry, as it would be replaced and more precisely described by landuse=surface_mining + mining_resource=limestone/granite/... .

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