I found a wrong writing for a mountain ridge in AUSTRIA/Vorarlberg leading to the "MÖRZELSPITZE" with Laubachgrad. I was hiking there about 3 weeks ago. The correct writíng should be Laubachgrat. So, I was quite happy being able to change the wrong to the correct writing, i.e. from grad to grat (-grad means "degree" in german, -grat means "ridge" in german). Funny enough, when I look up now, the writing is still wrong down to the scale of 1:30. When I go further down to say 1:20, 1:10 or even as low as 1:5, it is only then that appears the corrected and correct spelling, i.e. Laubachgrat. So, why is that so??

asked 19 Sep '17, 16:42

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edited 19 Sep '17, 16:50


Your path is here, and your spelling correction is already visible at some map scales.

There's a fairly detailed old answer here which explains how the "standard" map gets updated. It's still mostly correct. What is slowing things down currently is a map style update. You don't need to do anything - the map tiles will catch up.

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