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Public-images-osm logo.svg waterway = milestone
A landmark of stone or metal to indicate the distance traveled along a watercourse. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: waterways
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
See also
Status: de factoPage for proposal

Used for a distance marker along a waterway.

How to map

For the pole/board on the shore

To map the shield, draw a node node and add the following:

For the virtual kilometer point in the river

Place a point node directly on the way way that represents the waterway and add the following:

Tags to use in combination

  • distance=* - the distance given on the plate (in km)

The signs with the river kilometers can be found left or right on the shore.

Rendering on OpenSeaMap

The black circles are the milestones or the hectometer stone (hm1), the colored circles are the virtual kilometer points.

See also

Similar tags

for "modern" milestones

for "historic" milestones