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Public-images-osm logo.svg waterway = milestone
Used for a distance marker along a waterway. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Inland navigation
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
See also
Status: in usePage 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 auf 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 look at
highway=milestone - Proposed_features/Milestones

for "historic" milestones look at
historic=boundary stone