|industrial = auto_wrecker|
|An area set aside for the long-term disposal or recycling of wrecked vehicles Given that OSM prefers British English language for tags, consider using industrial=scrap_yard.|
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The tag describes land occupied by auto wreckers. An Auto Wrecker is an area set aside for the long-term disposal or recycling of wrecked vehicles. In the USA, one is also called a junkyard, junk yard or salvage yard. Also known as a scrapyard in British English.
These places sometimes offer the opportunity to buy parts from the junked cars.
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