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Public-images-osm logo.svg tower:type = radar
Radar tower Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Man made
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: in use


The tag tower:type=radar is added to a man_made=tower feature to specify that it is a radar tower. Radar, the abbreviation of Radio Detection and Ranging, is the name for various detection and locating methods and devices based on electromagnetic waves in the radio frequency range.


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