I'm looking at a map in Central America specifically the Lake Atlitan area in Guatemala, and I'm seeing large areas with NR in green on the map. Can someone tell me what NR means on the map?

asked 23 Jun '11, 22:37

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This is used for areas tagged as leisure=nature_reserve. The OpenStreetMap wiki follows wikipedia and states:

A nature reserve is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research. Nature reserves may be designated by government institutions in some countries, or by private landowners, such as charities and research institutions.

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answered 23 Jun '11, 22:47

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on the map page,the same page as the link to this help,there is the map key,clicking on that and scrolling down the list reveals lots of information on map features

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answered 24 Jun '11, 00:16

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a green NR is the indication for leisure=nature_reserve by our default "mapnik" map style.

Examples (as in our data as of 2013-11-20):

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