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I don't even know what the technical name for them is, but how do you map those small posts (metal) with lights at the top, when I say small I mean around half of the height of the average person?

asked 18 Apr '15, 03:42

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I presume you mean ones like these.

The normal way for any street lighting is highway=street_lamp, and this is where I would start. There are a number of other useful ideas about tagging street lights in general here.

You can certainly also add a tag indicating the height of the post (height or est_height) and perhaps a note to help once people get fanatical about the different kinds of street lighting.

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answered 18 Apr '15, 11:16

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Yes, that's the type. Thanks!

(18 Apr '15, 14:56) AmaryllisGar...

AmaryllisGardener, it depends on the use of the post, man_made=beacon, lit=yes or if its a barrier=bollard with lit=yes, material=metal (steel, iron or aluminium). Or ad a picture of it if possible.

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answered 18 Apr '15, 10:24

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