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|natural = arete|
|A thin, almost knife-like, ridge of rock which is typically formed when two glaciers erode parallel U-shaped valleys|
|Rendering in OSM Carto|
|Used on these elements|
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natural=arete is used to tag an arête: A thin, almost knife-like, ridge of rock which is typically formed when two glaciers erode parallel U-shaped valleys. Arêtes can also form when two glacial cirques erode headwards towards one another.
See arête on Wikipedia
Crib Goch, Snowdonia, Wales
- As a way: draw a linear way along the ridgeline of the arête, the line of highest ground, then add:
If the arête has a name, add name=*
Often an arete will connect with a natural=peak and may also include a natural=saddle.