37 datasets found

  • Official index of cities and towns including postal codes and perimeter

    Geography, Territory and environment

    In Article 24 of the regulations governing geographic names (GeoNV), the Federal Office of Topography (swisstopo) is commissioned to establish, administer and publish the new of...

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  • Inclination Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Geomagnetic maps are the result of measurements of total intensity, declination and inclination. The inclination is the angle formed by the orientation of the magnetic field rel...

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  • Gravimetric Map of Switzerland (Isostatic Anomalies) 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Isostatic anomalies can be deduced using the Pratt or Airy hypothesis. These anomalies correspond to the static flotation of the Earth’s crust in the upper mantle. The deviation...

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  • Total Intensity Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Geomagnetic maps are the result of measurements of total intensity, declination and inclination. The geomagnetic field is defined by a vector, which isrepresented in terms of it...

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  • Map of Mineral Raw Materials in Switzerland 1:200000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The 1:200'000 map of mineral resources (RK200) classifies the subsurface strata according to geochemical criteria. The map is overlaid with point data showing the occurrence of ...

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  • Geothermal Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The geothermal map shows the thermal energy that is produced in the subsurface and traverses the Earth's surface within an area of 1 m2. The heat itself is released in the Earth...

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  • Aeromagnetic Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The overall magnetisation of a rock consists of induced magnetisation caused by the Earth's magnetic field and of remanent magnetisation acquired by the rock during its formatio...

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  • Declination Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Geomagnetic maps are the result of measurements of total intensity, declination and inclination. The declination describes the angle formed between magnetic and geographic north...

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  • Geotopes in Switzerland

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Geotopes are geoscientific natural monuments. Geotopes that represent geological history show the development of the landscape, the climate and life, the formation and disappear...

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  • Aeromagnetic Map of the Swiss Plateau and the Jura Mountains

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The overall magnetisation of a rock consists of induced magnetisation caused by the Earth's magnetic field and of remanent magnetisation acquired by the rock during its formatio...

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  • swissNAMES3D geographical names of the national Survey

    Geography, Territory and environment

    swissNAMES3D is the most comprehensive collection of geographical names for Switzerland and Liechtenstein. swissNAMES3D contains about 400,000 georeferenced entries divided in d...

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  • Alpine Convention

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The perimeters of the Alpine Convention in Switzerland. The Alpine Convention is an international treaty between the eight Alpine countries: Germany, France, Italy, Liechtenstei...

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  • Housing inventory and secondary homes rate

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Der Kartendienst Wohnungsinventar zeigt als Status in blauer Grundierung die Gemeinden, die den baurechtlichen Bestimmungen des Zweitwohnungsgesetzes (ZWG, SR 702) unterstehen u...

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  • The wind energy concept – Map indicating federal government interests in the ...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The wind energy concept is a concept as defined in Article 13 of the Swiss Spatial Planning Act (SPA, SR 700). The concept defines both the principal federal government interest...

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  • Federal Inventory of Dry Grasslands of National Importance (DGS)

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Dry grasslands are habitats with a wide variety of species that are marked by agricultural use. In accordance with the Federal Act on Protecting Nature and Cultural Heritage, th...

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  • Federal Inventory of Reserves for Waterbirds and Migratory Birds of internati...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Switzerland is especially important as a wintering and resting site for various migratory waterbirds. As a result, in 1974 the Federal Council signed a convention on watercourse...

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  • Federal Inventory of Landscapes and Natural Monuments

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Article 5 of the Federal Act of 1 July 1966 on the Protection of Nature and Cultural Heritage (NCHA) orders the Federal Council to compile inventories of sites of national impor...

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  • Federal Inventory of Mire Landscapes of Particular Beauty and National Signif...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Mire landscapes are essentially semi-natural landscapes shaped by mires that are also home to other noteworthy natural and cultural elements. They are the last remaining habitat...

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance - Appendix 2

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Floodplains, namely natural habitats in the flood zones of watercourses, are in decline. The scientific inventory of floodplains was commissioned by the FDHA in May 1981 and com...

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  • Biogeographical regions of Switzerland (CH)

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The biogeographical regions of Switzerland (in 6 or 10 categories) were developed through a purely statistical classification process based on the Swiss flora maps of the CRSF a...

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