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I have at some places two things close one to another. For example: A wayside cross and, one meter away an old boundary stone.

In the "Edit" mode, I can see the two points, but in the map, I see only the cross. What has I done wrong?

Second question: the boundary stones are no more teh actual frontier between two countries since the Treaty of Versailles. Now These stones are classified as historical monuments. Should I realy mark them as Boundary stones?

asked 11 Oct '17, 13:28

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If you can point to the specific items in OSM people will be able to check whether the tagging is reasonable for those features.

(11 Oct '17, 16:42) SomeoneElse ♦

It is common that some features that exist in the data are not rendered on a map, whether due to there not being room, or the maintainers of that map choosing not to display certain features.

As to the tag, it is still a boundary stone, so historic=boundary_stone seems correct. Maybe add a note that it no longer reflects current boundaries?

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answered 11 Oct '17, 15:14

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edited 12 Oct '17, 13:04

Fine. I will add a comment. And thank you for the explanation.

(11 Oct '17, 21:19) LeFagnard

or even better, use historic=boundary_stone

(12 Oct '17, 04:10) escada

historic-boundary_stone is the tag I meant, will clarify in the answer

(12 Oct '17, 13:02) neuhausr

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