Tag:natural=naled

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Ausgedehnte Aufeisfläche in einem Tal, kanadische Arktis.JPG
Description
Sheet-like ice mass formed by surface water flow in very cold climate Edit or translate this description.
Group: Natural
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: proposed

Wikidata

The natural=naled tag is used to map areas of naled or aufeis (see Aufeis on Wikipedia) which occur in cold climate regions especially in valleys of braided rivers. These form during cold temperature when water on the surface freezes and forms a layered body of ice that may be seasonal or permanent depending on the conditions.

This is not to be confused with natural=glacier which is to be used for permanent surface ice forming from snow or subsurface permafrost structures that form through freezing and thawing of groundwater.