8 datasets found

  • Geotechnical Map of Switzerland 1:200000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The 1:200'000 geotechnical map (GK200) shows the subsurface strata classified according to lithological-petrographic criteria. The legend is designed to represent the technical ...

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  • Broken rock: mining

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Broken hard rock refers to gravel, grit and rubble that is extracted from hard rock in quarries and then mechanically broken down into small pieces. It is used primarily in cons...

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  • Natural stone: mining

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Natural stone is extracted from hard rock in quarries in the form of hewn or sawn blocks for direct use in construction. This dataset shows the active and decommissioned natural...

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  • Lithological-petrographic map of Switzerland – Genesis 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The 1:500'000 geotechnical map (GK500) of the Swiss Geotechnical Commission (SGTK) shows the subsurface strata classified according to lithological-petrographic criteria. The le...

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  • Cement raw materials: mining and processing

    Geography, Territory and environment

    This dataset shows the active and decommissioned cement and lime mining and production sites in Switzerland. It forms part of the Resources Information System of the Georesource...

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  • Natural stones on buildings

    Geography, Territory and environment

    This dataset shows the use of stone in the construction of over 4,000 buildings in Switzerland. The data was collected by Francis de Quervain between 1954 and 1983. Over the pas...

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  • Lithological-petrographic map of Switzerland – Classification of rocks 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The 1:500,000 geotechnical map (GK500) of the Swiss Geotechnical Commission (SGTK) shows the subsurface strata classified according to lithological-petrographic criteria. The le...

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  • Simplified map of the near-surface mineral resources of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map of near-surface mineral resources of Switzerland 1:500000 (GK500) of the Swiss Geotechnical Commission (SGTK) shows the subsurface strata classified according to litholo...

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