142 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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  • 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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  • Transition of reference frames LV03 - LV95: Triangular network (CHENyx06 and ...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The triangular network of the national survey (FINELTRA-LV) was completed in the 90's and has permitted to transform geodata from LV03 to LV95 and vice versa with an accuracy of...

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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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  • Transition of reference frames LV03 - LV95: Displacement vectors at TSP1 poin...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The displacement vectors of the pass points (TSP1) point from LV03 to LV95 and therefore in the direction and absolute value of the local rectification (infobox).

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Typology of municipalities ARE

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The typology of municipalities ARE is the result of a combination of the large regions, the agglomeration definition 2000 and the municipality typology of the Federal Office of ...

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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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  • UNESCO World natural heritage

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (World Heritage Convention, SR 0.451.41) was signed at the UNESCO General Conference in 1972....

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  • Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Sites of National Importance - Shifti...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    There are currently 19 different amphibian species that live in Switzerland, and nearly all of them are included in the Red List of Threatened Species. The areas that contain we...

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance

    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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  • Federal Inventory of Raised and Transition Bogs of National Importance

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Raised bogs are some of the most susceptible habitats in Switzerland and are in sharp decline. Today, between 10% and 20% of the original stocks still exist. The scientific inve...

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  • Federal Inventory of Fens of National Importance

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Fens are vestiges of earlier natural and cultural landscapes and are in sharp decline. They are home to highly-adapted symbiotic communities of plants and animals that include a...

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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 Amphibian Spawning Sites of National Importance - Statio...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    There are currently 19 different amphibian species that live in Switzerland, and nearly all of them are included in the Red List of Threatened Species. The areas that contain we...

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  • Swiss National Park

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Switzerland’s National Park was created in 1909 through private initiatives. When the Confederation took over, it was officially created on 1 August 1914. The park was expanded ...

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