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Public-images-osm logo.svg waterway = riverbank
Use of this tag is discouraged, see natural=water+water=river instead Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Group: waterways
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
See also
Status: deprecatedPage for proposal

The tag waterway=riverbank was used to map the water-covered area of a river

Current usage in Norway

The tag is used to map parts of rivers that are only intermittently covered in water along with the underlying land in the combination waterway=riverbank intermittent=yes natural=*.

Previous usage

This tag was used as a general synonym for natural=water water=river. This use is eradicated from the map as of December 2022.