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Extracting Information

Updated on September 27, 2016

The interactive maps host a wide range of information that can be viewed on screen by simply switching on various layers and uses one of the identify tools. To find out more about a mapped feature, follow the instructions below. If your toolbar is not displaying on your map, click on the “Toolbar” button Click  … Read more

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Municipal summaries and datasets

Updated on September 27, 2016

Each municipality has an inventory of conservation plans, maps and biodiversity statistics that can be read and downloaded from the BGIS website. Below are instructions for locating the datasets and statistics for each municipality. Go to the BGIS website. To access the The Land Use Decision Support (LUDS) section, click on “LUDS” tab. Click on “Find  … Read more

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Vegetation Map of South Africa

Updated on September 27, 2016

In 2006, the “Vegetation Map of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland” was published. The book not only mapped the delineations of 440 zonal and azonal vegetation types, but described each of these vegetation types. The interactive map, as well as the descriptions are available on the BGIS website. Follow the instructions below to view the pdf descriptions.  … Read more

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