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Jamaica

What data is expected?

A geographical map of the country including national traffic routes, stretches of water, and markings of heights. The map must at least be provided at a scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km). Geographic information is instrumental for many use cases, including the mapping of unemployment statistics or demographics, as well as journey planning. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km)
  • Markings of national traffic routes
  • Markings of relief/heights
  • Markings of water stretches
  • National borders

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No
In an open and machine-readable format view service
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date No I have changed the initial YES to NO, because I have checked the application via Internet Archive, thus I am skeptical of keeping regular updates.
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps Following the National Land Agency website, it was easy to find the iMap application because of prior knowledge, however it is not obvious to a new user
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name National Land Agency
Controlled access No
characteristics Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km), Markings of national traffic routes, Markings of relief/heights, Markings of water stretches, National borders The National Borders are clearly outlined, as the user zooms into the map the traffic routes, rivers and landscape become more detailed and clearer. Unable to confirm map scale
location https://www.elandjamaica.gov.jm/eland/jsp/index.jsp - view service

The application was not functional during the review. However, I check using Internet Archive.

Meta data

Data location   https://www.elandjamaica.gov.jm/eland/jsp/index.jsp - view service
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Alesha Aris
Last modified   Mon Jan 16 2017 19:48:41 GMT+0000 (UTC)