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An pond Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
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: de facto

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.

How to Map

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

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Possible Tagging Mistakes

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