Welcome to the English section of our website. This site was created to meet the needs for our English speaking visitors.
The site is still a work in progress and if you see something we should fix, please let us know by email lmi(at)lmi.is
NLSI collect fees from specialized services under tariff which came into force 22 January 2013. Access to digital content and publication is free of charge unless otherwise noted. Anyone is free to use the data from the organization for their own needs, communicate them forward and build on the derivative materials. General terms and disclaimer of geographic information are used for the geographical information and data which appear in maps and place names maps from the organization.
The main subjects are:
By clicking the following link you can get simple and free maps of Iceland. Good for the report, essay or the presentation.
The digital database IS 50V is constantly under review and processing by the National Land Survey of Iceland. It is used by many organizations and local authorities as well as being used for maps and navigation systems for cars. Upon review of the data is based on a variety of sources and data, such as GPS tracking for road, aerial photographs, SPOT-5 satellite images and data from other agencies and municipalities.
The base of the IS 50V data set consists of 8 layers. The division is as follows:
Contour lines and height points, structures, boundaries, transportation, hydrology, coastal line, surface and place names.
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