Tag:amenity=coast_guard

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Description
A coast guard station, see also emergency=coast_guard Edit or translate this description.
Group: Amenities
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
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Status: proposedPage for proposal

A place, almost always a building or group of buildings housing a Coast guard station.

A coast guard or coastguard is a national organization responsible for various services at sea. However the term implies widely different responsibilities in different countries, from being a heavily armed military force with customs and security duties to being a volunteer organization tasked with search and rescue functions and lacking any law enforcement powers.

It may be better to use more specific tags.

Use in imports

(defined as 201007* in CanVec: Buildings and structures (BS))

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