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.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 1
|Downloadable at once||Yes|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||georeferenced raster data: PNG, GeoTIFF, JPEG.|
|findable_steps||I had prior knowledge on maps data sources. A google search led me to the web links.|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|collector_name||Municipal Demarcation Board, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Republic of South Africa National Department of Environmental Affairs|
|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|
|location||bgis.sanbi.org - South African National Biodiversity Institute|
There are GIS datasets and picture maps.
http://egis.environment.gov.za/ / Republic of South Africa National Department of Environmental Affairs