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North Suicide Peak. Chugach Mountains, Alaska..jpg
The top (summit) of a hill or mountain. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Group: natural
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
See also
Status: de facto

The top ( summit) of a hill or mountain - is immaterial and maps the highest point of a natural or renaturalised physical feature. Mapped as a node node, only.

How to map

Add the natural=peak as a node node. Place it as close to the centre of the top as you can.

Tags to use in combination

  • name=* - Name of the peak
  • ele=* - Elevation / altitude in metres above sea level
  • wikipedia=* - wikipedia.org link - many major peaks have an entry
  • summit:cross=yes - Summit cross
  • summit:register=yes - Summit book or register




Currently OSM Carto will render a symbol (Peak-8.svg) at zoom level 11, a symbol plus its name at zoom level 13 and a symbol plus name plus elevation on level 14 and higher zoom levels.

Example renderings

OSM carto Humanitarian
Peak-8.svg Natural peak humanitarian.svg

Enhancing proposition

See also