Kartoza Web Mapping Gallery

Here at maps.kartoza.com we provide a sample of the kind of online mapping products we are able to deliver using Open Source tools such as QGIS, UMN MapServer and GeoServer. All of the content of this maps gallery is available for download at https://github.com/kartoza/maps.kartoza.com.

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Boosmansbos

This is a hiking trail map for Boosmansbos Wilderness Area, near Heidelberg in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. The track shown is the recorded track from a Kartoza teambuilding hike we carried out in August, 2014.

The digital elevation model was created by extracting nodes from the national 1:50 000 countour lines and then using the QGIS interpolation tool to create a DEM - which was subsequently converted to a hillshade model.

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Swellendam

This map shows how you can use QGIS to publish your own custom maps based on OpenStreetMap data. The roads and building data was downloaded using our OSM Reporter tool which provides ready to use .qml styles along with the extracted data. Additional context data is provided using data from the South African Chief Directorate of National Geo-Spatial Information.

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Cape Winelands District

Based on data from OpenStreetMap and population data published by CIESIN with district boundary provided by The South African Demarcation Board, this is a simple local map of the Cape Winelands area.

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NGI 1:50 000 topographical map

Based on data from (c) SA-NGI. This map shows data that has been styled in QGIS to resemble the 1:50 000 topographical map sheets that are produced by the South African Chief Directorate of National Geo-Spatial Information(NGI). NGI provides raster formats for the 1:50 000 topographic map series.

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MapServer Demo

This map shows the capabilities of MapServer in serving dynamic data from a remote PostGIS database. A user edits the road layer in a Desktop GIS and the buffer dynamically gets updated in the viewer.

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Cape Town Marathon

Based on data from (c) SA-NGI. The first version of this map showed the 2017 Cape Town Marathon and related routes. It was recently updated to show the 2018 routes and is updated live by the marathon planners.

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