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Maybe I have done something wrong. I added some things to the Yellowstone NP like names for parking places and merged parts of a river. Now when I look to the Yellowstone NP the whole area has the letter "NR" all over the map. I don't think I have done it but it wasn't looking like this before I started my changes.
Maybe an experience mapper can have a look why there are now so many NR all over the map. The Grand Teton NP below don't show this NR over the map.

asked 20 Nov '13, 16:27

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Are you sure that they weren't there before? The NR stands for nature reserve and comes from this relation.

(20 Nov '13, 16:40) scai ♦

Hmm, and could you please please look for duplicates next time? I just have clicked on your "nr" tag below your question and find only one question which is tagged with "nr". It is: what-does-nr-on-a-map-mean – which answers this question, right?

(20 Nov '13, 16:49) aseerel4c26 ♦

And: For discussion of specific mapping problems other contact channels (e.g. chat) would be suited better (also see our FAQ). For example if you have more questions only specifically about your mapping about which you are not sure if it is correct.

(20 Nov '13, 16:56) aseerel4c26 ♦

Why has the Grand Teton below Yellowstone no NR on the map?

(20 Nov '13, 17:50) ivolino

Grand Teton is tagged as a park rather than as a nature reserve

(20 Nov '13, 18:07) EdLoach ♦

Why is it so complicated? I can't find the icon where I have to click on to set both to National Park, because both: leisure = park and leisure = nature_reserve are wrong. Both are National Parks.

(20 Nov '13, 18:20) ivolino

Icons which you can click in some editors are just representing a specific tag (or maybe a set of tags). Editors can never supply icons for all tags. If leisure=nature_reserve is appropriate or not for this type of parks is claimed to be "unclear and is under discussion" (see the wiki page about that tag …).

(20 Nov '13, 18:41) aseerel4c26 ♦

By the way, if you had linked the answers to the older question you would have seen that I already answered your question ("Why has the Grand Teton …"). ;-)

(20 Nov '13, 18:43) aseerel4c26 ♦

I still don't understand this. If I mark a region in Potlatch 2 I can tag the area as Nation Park. Why can't I do this with Yellowstone and Grand Tetons? It must be possible to change Yellowstone from nature_reserve to National park or not?

(20 Nov '13, 18:51) ivolino

Why has just nature reserve a NR all over the map and not the other tags? It looks very disturbing if you want to see the map. This is already a reason to change it.

(20 Nov '13, 19:01) ivolino

You can in Potlatch2, but it is harder than usual because those parks are mapped as "relation" (please read). Please also take care when changing the tagging of such big, likely often looked-at objects. You mention "to National park" – well, what is that? What is the tag? As said: this discussion is misplaced here (the system here is not meant for such a discussion) and you really could be helped better in the chat or forum.

(20 Nov '13, 19:19) aseerel4c26 ♦

@ "looks very disturbing" - no, that is no reason to change it! Please read tagging for the renderer.

(20 Nov '13, 19:21) aseerel4c26 ♦

How to tag US national parks has been discussed on mailing lists in the past - I'd definitely read that (and dicuss with the wider US community) before diving in and changing the tagging. Specifically, they're not at all "parks" in the English sense (that's why leisure=park was removed from some a couple of years ago).

I'd definitely introduce yourself over on the talk-us mailing list

and raise the issue of how best to tag them there.

(20 Nov '13, 19:27) SomeoneElse ♦
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