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A small body of standing water. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Water
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Status: approvedPage for proposal

A pond: a body of standing water, man-made in most cases, that is usually smaller than a lake.

Salt evaporation ponds should be tagged with landuse=salt_pond, open-air swimming pools — with leisure=swimming_pool. Artificial lakes are also tagged with water=reservoir

How to Map

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

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