Tag:wetland=swamp

From OpenStreetMap Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Public-images-osm logo.svg wetland = swamp
Cypresses.jpg
Description
An area of waterlogged forest, with dense vegetation. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto area
Natural wetland swamp.png
Group: Natural
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Requires
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Wikidata

A  swamp is a freshwater wetland covered in dense, woody vegetation (trees or shrubs). Swamps can be seasonally or permanently flooded or saturated.

How to map

Draw the outline area of the area and tag it with natural=wetland + wetland=swamp.

Difference between swamp and marsh

USGS image cropped.jpg

See also

Possible tagging mistakes

If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag.
Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!
If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag.
Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!
If you know places with this tag, verify if it could be tagged with another tag.
Automated edits are strongly discouraged unless you really know what you are doing!