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What about include APAs (área de proteção ambiental - ambiental protection area) in the OSM, a kind of protected area of Brazil (they are a little big)?

APAs in my state:

Example of an APA description:

Brazilian legislation of protected areas:

asked 09 Jul '12, 17:49

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Gnonthgol ♦


This system is really meant for asking questions where you're looking for a solution to a problem, not for making suggestions. It's unclear what you're trying to ask, but if its "can I map these?", the answer is yes, providing the information is compatible with the OSM licence & CTs.

(09 Jul '12, 17:53) Jonathan Ben...

Thanks Jonathan, I was really trying to ask "can I map these?"... I have that doubt because this category of protected area is bigger than the majority (see the APAs of my state).

(09 Jul '12, 18:35) Blue

I added some protected areas, but I can see the boundaries only in edit mode. Is it right?

(16 Jul '12, 13:57) Blue

Quite possibly - not everything is shown on the "standard" map. If you post a permalink or "browse" reference to what you've added we'd be able to take a look.

(16 Jul '12, 14:29) SomeoneElse ♦

Someone who's more familiar with these things than me will comment about the tags, I'm sure, but I'm wondering what relation 2283442 is and how it relates to the way?

(17 Jul '12, 09:47) SomeoneElse ♦
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answered 09 Jul '12, 18:03

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