Topographic Mapping - Applications

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(8 products total)

Application Description
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Gazetteer 2010 WFS
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Gazetteer 2010 WFS
User Guide
Gazetteer complex feature service
Gazetteer 2010 ESRI Map Service
The Gazetteer provides information on the location and spelling of more than 332 000 geographical names across Australia as at January 2011. The supply of data is coordinated by the Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping and derived from State, Territory and Australian Government agencies. Copyright of the Gazetteer data resides with the relevant state, territory and Australian Government agencies which are custodians of the data. The Gazetteer fields include: - Record ID - unique feature identifier for each feature. - Authority ID - custodian state or territory. - State ID - state or territory which contains the feature. - Name - name of the feature. - Feature Code - code indicating the type of feature - Status - indicates whether the name is authorised. - Variant name - variant or alternative name used for the feature. - Postcode - Postcode for the feature. - Concise Gazetteer - indicates whether the feature is included in the concise gazetteer. - Longitude - longitude of the feature in decimal degrees. - Latitude - latitude of the feature in decimal degrees. - 100K map number - 1:100 000 scale map number in which the feature is located. - CGDN - indicates whether the place name can be used in the second level domains by community website portals which reflect community interests. Product specifications: - Coverage: Australia - Currency: 2010 - Coordinates: Geographical - Datum: GDA94 - Format: Fixed width ASCII and Microsoft Access Database - Medium: WEB - Forward Program: Annual revision Please note: The custodians of the place name data do not guarantee that the data is free from errors and omissions. If possible errors or omissions in the data are identified, please contact, corrections are forwarded to the State and Territories, Name Authorities for clarification. Updates will appear in subsequent revisions of the Gazetteer.
Sunrise, sunset and twilight times application
Computes sunrise, sunset and twilight times using the National Gazetteer of Australia.
"As the Cocky Flies" Distance Calculator application
As the Cocky Flies will calculate the distance between two places in Australia. This query searches the Gazetteer of Australia 2008 Release, which is a compilation of over 310 000 geographic names in Australia provided by members of the Committee for Geographic Names in Australasia.
Geophysical Archive Data Delivery System Application
This system provides magnetic, radiometric, gravity and digital elevation data from Australian National, State and Territory Government geophysical data archives.
Interactive Maps
Interactive Maps is a discovery and exploration view of Geoscience Australia's geospatial services. The following scientific and decision support themes have curated content comprised of maps and functions. Each map has queries and functions with linked access to OGC (Open Geospatial Consortium) web services and metadata. This system replaces MapConnect and AMSIS applications.
National Elevation Data Framework Portal
Digital elevation data which describes Australia's landforms and seabed is crucial for addressing issues relating to the impacts of climate change, disaster management, water security, environmental management, urban planning and infrastructure design. The National Elevation Data Framework (NEDF) vision is to ensure that decision makers, investors and the community have access to the best available elevation data to address the needs of today and the decades ahead.
Place Name Search application
This application allows the user to search for locations of places in Australia.
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Sentinel - Bushfire Mapping Application
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Sentinel is a national bushfire monitoring system that provides timely information about hotspots to emergency service managers across Australia. The mapping system allows users to identify fire locations with a potential risk to communities and property.