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https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:lamp_mount

What kind of mast is

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Is that a bent_mast, or an angled_mast. For me the examples under those names look nothing like it.

asked 08 Sep, 14:58

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edited 08 Sep, 14:58


I would call this straight. Not sure why mast has been chosen rather than pole or post for regular streetlamps, where standard EN-GB calls them lampposts.

In this case the lamp & it's housing makes up nearly all (probably all) of the non-straight part of the lamp post. These designs seem to be increasingly common, replacing ones with a small bend near the top.

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answered 09 Sep, 15:05

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Yea, it's not clear if it's straight or angled from the wiki.

(09 Sep, 17:08) Evan Carroll

Probably choosing a different image for the wiki page would help! I meant to take a photo of the one outside the house for comparative purposes.

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