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Public-images-osm logo.svg natural = peak
The top (summit) of a hill or mountain. Edit or translate this description.
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
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