|It has been proposed that this page or section be merged with Tag:industrial=scrap_yard. (Discuss)|
|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.|
|Used on these elements|
|Tools for this tag|
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.
In Garmin MapSource it's listed under 0x2f (Auto services)