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On my maps (UK) I can see footpaths but the wiki doesn't show the legend for a redy/brown solid line inside dashed blocks.

asked 05 Mar '22, 11:21

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Can you link to an example? It's not clear whether "my maps (UK)" is a brand of OSM-based map, or whether you're just looking at one of the six map styles on openstreetmap.org in the UK, or something else.

(05 Mar '22, 12:09) SomeoneElse ♦

I should have pointed out I am using OSMand app. I've linked to a screenshot.

https://ibb.co/wc72bc1

(05 Mar '22, 16:28) McWalkin

Those are administrative boundaries. You can disable them somewhere... There is a quite comprenhensive key in the app, in the help menu IIRC.

Regards.

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answered 05 Mar '22, 17:12

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Hi, If it is a highway then I think the dashes show the type of surface of the way. For me, the screenshot isn't too good. The OsmAnd legend is here:- https://osmand.net/help-online/map-legend

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answered 05 Mar '22, 17:20

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edited 05 Mar '22, 17:22

I just checked a place I know well, this is definitly a boundary. Maybe the legend is outdated, or it shows another admin level ( 8 here I think ).

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(05 Mar '22, 17:27) H_mlet
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