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Smap New Zealand Soil Classification (Soil Order) - February 2018

  • Added 26 Feb 2018
  • Updated 26 Feb 2018

There has been a change in the way the S-map is being made available to users. The S-map primary map layer ofsoil classes (i.e. delineated areas that are labelled with the soil family name) is no longer freely available to commercial users. Access to this data and associated soil attribute data for commercial use is by negotiation - please contact Graeme Anderson. This layer is a "dissolved" representation of the NZSC soil orderfor S-map previously available as a lookup table.It is available for non-commercial use under a creative commons licence (CC-BY-NC-ND).The New Zealand Soil Classification is described in Hewitt (2010) - Landcare Research Science Series No. 1.


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1. Smap NZSC Order 10.8 KB lyr


TagsDownloadable Data, Soil, Soil Depth, Soil Drainage, Soil Texture
RegionsNew Zealand
MetadataISO 19115/19139, Dublin Core

Technical Details

Layer ID 93659
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 112188
Attributes NZSCOrder
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), Atom Feed


Added26 Feb 2018
Revisions 6 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Feb. 26, 2018 in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000. 969 geometries modified to be OGC compliant. Changelog.
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