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Stewart Island Oban Mudflats.jpg
Tidally inundated areas of bare mud or similar sediments. Edit or translate this description.
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Wetland tidalflat 100.png
Group: Natural
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A tidal flat, or  mudflat, is a tidally inundated area of bare mud or similar sediments where you will find a lot of birds, crabs, mollusks.

How to map

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

The area will be located generally outside the coastline.

  • surface=* may be added to specify the surface material: mud, etc.

For rocky foreshore or sand foreshore area use natural=bare_rock/rock/sand/shoal + tidal=yes instead.


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