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NZ 8m Digital Elevation Model (2012)

  • Added 13 May 2014
  • Updated 19 Apr 2018

Suitable for cartographic visualisation only. It was created by the interpolation of 20m contours with post-processing and filtering it is not suitable for terrain analysis.

This 8m Digital Elevation Model (DEM) was originally created by Geographx ( and was primarily derived from January 2012 LINZ Topo50 20m contours (

For a full description of the how the DEM was generated refer to this layer’s metadata.


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TagsNew Zealand
RegionsNew Zealand
MetadataISO 19115/19139, Dublin Core

Technical Details

Layer ID 51768
Data type Grid
Resolution 8.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), Atom Feed


Added13 May 2014
Last updated18 Aug 2016
Revisions 14 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Aug. 18, 2016 in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000.
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