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The street shown as Hakea PA in Canning Vale, Western Australia is incorrectly named. It should be Hakea Plaza (PL?). How do I correct this?

asked 21 Aug '11, 06:11

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You can file a bug in Openstreetbugs and hope someone corrects it, or you can correct it yourself, by registering to Openstreetmap, and editing the map.

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answered 24 Aug '11, 00:00

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Looks like you've already figured it out!

One thing to mention though - normally street names are stored as full names in OSM, so if the full name is "Hakea Plaza" that's what you'd set the name to, rather than "Hakea PL" - you'll notice that adjacent streets have "Grove", "Road", "Court" etc.

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answered 21 Aug '11, 09:54

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for the record: names are generally stored in the "name"-tag in OSM. Simply adjust the value for "name" and you corrected the street name.

(21 Aug '11, 10:38) dieterdreist

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