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Some of the Land Use items I have added to OSM using don't appear to be showing on the map several days later - example here where the man_made storage tanks are not showing.

What am I not doing please? Robin

asked 10 Apr '15, 10:39

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edited 10 Apr '15, 13:41

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aseerel4c26 ♦

The OpenStreetMap style is hosted on GitHub, you can see exactly what is, and isn't, displayed there. It looks like man_made=storage_tank isn't rendered by that style, and hence it's not coming up.

You're lucky though, man_made as a key is imported into the database. You could try contributing to the OSM carto style to get it to come up.

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answered 10 Apr '15, 13:42

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Many thanks for the quick responses. Explains why I can't see them though I don't understand the logic and the GitHub and carto style is all gobbledygook to me - may as well be written in another language! Robin

(12 Apr '15, 12:34) FollowMeChaps

I'm sure the man_made=storage_tank tag was being displayed on the standard map until recently. All my tanks have disappeared too. Probably just the whim of one of the devs I suppose.
Edit: OK, I must admit that I have spent too much time admiring my tanks in Josm.

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answered 10 Apr '15, 12:59

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Computer says no. I couldn't find a commit removing man_made=storage_tank either. Are you sure they have been rendered in the past? Maybe due to an additional tag (I'm not suggesting to add one :))?

(10 Apr '15, 13:05) scai ♦

I use an old variant of openstreetmap-carto (from mid last year) and it doesn't render them either, so if there was a change that caused these not to show, if was before then.

Maybe some other storage tanks on the map had a building tag on them?

(10 Apr '15, 14:00) SomeoneElse ♦

It seems very common to add the building tag to storage tanks, though I would have thought that man_made=storage_tank should be sufficient.

(10 Apr '15, 14:26) nevw

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