Tag:water=oxbow

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Description
An oxbow lake Edit or translate this description.
Group: Water
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should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
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Status: approvedPage for proposal

Wikidata

An oxbow lake is a U-shaped lake that forms when a wide meander from the main stem of a river is cut off, creating a free-standing body of water.

How to Map

Draw the outline area of the oxbow lake and add natural=water + water=oxbow.

See Also