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NZ Contours (Topo, 1:50k)

  • Added 22 May 2011
  • Updated 19 Feb 2021

An imaginary line that connects points of equal height value eg the elevation of the land surface above or below a vertical datum, in this case of LINZ topographic mapping, this is Mean Sea Level.

Data Dictionary for contour:

This layer is a component of the Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, Chatham and New Zealand's offshore islands, at 1:50,000 scale.

Further information on Topo50:


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TagsNew Zealand
RegionsNew Zealand
MetadataISO 19115/19139, Dublin Core

Technical Details

Layer ID 50768
Data type Vector linestring
Feature count 484179
Elevation Z (elevation)
Primary key t50_fid
Attributes t50_fid, definition, designated, nat_form, elevation
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), Atom Feed


Added22 May 2011
Last updated19 Feb 2021
Revisions 55 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Feb. 19, 2021 in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000.
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