This data category requires a high level national map. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km).
  • Markings of national roads
  • National borders
  • Marking of streams, rivers, lakes, mountains.
  • Updated at least once a year.

Data Location


English version of license terms is available at: Users have to register to have access to the service. A download link is provided that can be used during 2 days from the registered IP. Raster maps are provided for the following scales: 1:25.000, 1:100.000 and 1:250.000

Reviewer comments

Access to the data of the national survey of Iceland is not considered as online or public by this index, since one has to register and recive a download link to access the information and cannot look at it without doing so.

Data Availability

  • Y Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • N Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • N Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   tiff, gdb, shp
Reviewer   Gil Zaretzer
Submitters   Yuhan Ma
Last modified   Mon Jan 12 2015 21:30:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)