Last updated
December 31, 2005
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The 1:500,000 Geological Map of Switzerland covers the whole of Switzerland and adjoining parts of neighbouring countries. It gives an overview of the distribution of the uppermost rock strata occurring in Switzerland. Therefore, it provides an important data base and functions as a tool for gaining a better understanding of our environment in the scope of sustainable development. It is an essential aid for education in the fields of environmental and earth sciences, as well as natural hazards.


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Issued date
January 1, 1980
Modified date
December 31, 2005
Bundesamt für Landestopografie
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