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Related Links of the Map Room

This is a list of related links of the Map Room which introduces websites where users can view digitized maps created by mapping organizations and related entities.
Website titles with * are linked to the English pages.

 

Contents

1. Websites of Japanese institutions
1-1. Mapping Organizations
1-2. Other Related Entities
2. Websites of foreign institutions
2-1. Africa
2-2. America
2-3. Asia
2-4. Europe
2-5. Oceania

 

1. Websites of Japanese institutions

1-1. Mapping Organizations

  • *Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI)外部サイトへのリンク(http://www.gsi.go.jp/ENGLISH/index.html)
    • GSI Map外部サイトへのリンク (Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI)) (http://portal.cyberjapan.jp/)
      Users can view GSI maps and aerial photographs with a web browser. Users can view a variety of scale maps ranging from national maps of Japan all the way down to highly detailed maps delineating buildings. Map data available is in general of the latest version, it is not possible to view maps of the past; however, users can learn the latitude, longitude, and altitude of specific geographical points, and 1:25,000 scale map titles. In addition, there are copious types of aerial photographs and other thematic maps that can be displayed and overlapped with topographical maps.
    • Map and Aerial Photograph Browsing Service外部サイトへのリンク (Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI)) (http://mapps.gsi.go.jp/)
      Users can browse the digital images of aerial photographs organized by the GSI. Users can select aerial photographs from a complete map of Japan, and search by address, latitude and longitude, the year taken, etc. Users can do similar searches about maps made by the GSI in the past, but deciphering the geographic names may prove difficult because of the low image resolution.
  • *Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department, Japan Coast Guard外部サイトへのリンク (http://www1.kaiho.mlit.go.jp/jhd-E.html)
    • The Japan Coast Guard Aerial Photograph Browsing Service外部サイトへのリンク (Japan Coast Guard) (http://www4.kaiho.mlit.go.jp/Aphoto/Air_code/INDEX/)
      Users can browse the digital images of aerial photographs taken by the Japan Coast Guard from 1992 to 2002. The regions covered mainly consist of Japanese coastal regions and port areas.
    • Marine Cadastre外部サイトへのリンク (Japan Coast Guard) (http://www.kaiyoudaichou.go.jp/kaiyowebgis/)
      This is a system that can display a variety of oceanic information in a single map. Users can browse information such as sociological intelligence (fishing rights, coastal preservation areas, etc.), maritime information (navigational beacons, sea routes, U.S. military exercise areas, sunken ship areas, etc.), and oceanic conditions (real time water temperature, ocean currents, depths, isobaths, etc.).
  • *Geological Survey of Japan外部サイトへのリンク (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology) (https://www.gsj.jp/en/index.html)
    • *GeomapNavi外部サイトへのリンク (Geological Survey of Japan, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology) (https://gbank.gsj.jp/geonavi/?lang=en)
      Users can browse a variety of geological information on Japan including geological survey maps. In addition to browsing Japanese seamless geological survey maps (1:200,000 geological survey map) and digital images of geological survey maps on a scale of 1:50,000, a wide variety of maps other than geological survey maps are available such as mineral resource maps and active fault maps, etc.

 

1-2. Other Related Entities

  • National Spatial Planning and Regional Policy Bureau GIS Homepage外部サイトへのリンク (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) (http://nlftp.mlit.go.jp/)
    • National Land Information Division, National Spatial Planning and Regional Policy Bureau外部サイトへのリンク (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) (http://nrb-www.mlit.go.jp/kokjo/inspect/inspect.html)
      Users can browse the results of fundamental land classification surveys (1:500,000, 1:200,000, and 1:50,000) and water surveys. In addition to searching for map titles from index maps, users can view digital images of fundamental land classification survey maps and current water utilization condition maps (maps showing the main water systems in Japan).
    • Cadastral Survey Web Site外部サイトへのリンク (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) (http://www.chiseki.go.jp/)
      Users can browse progress reports on cadastral surveys displayed in units of cities, towns, and villages throughout Japan.
  • *Japan Hydrographic Association外部サイトへのリンク (Japan Hydrographic Association) (http://www.jha.or.jp/en/jha/)
    Users can purchase nautical charts from the Japan Nautical Chart Web Shop, and digital images of nautical charts made at the beginning of the Meiji era and catalogs of the old editions of nautical charts are available to the public on the Nautical Chart Archive page.
  • Japan Map Center外部サイトへのリンク (Japan Map Center) (http://www.jmc.or.jp/)
    Users can purchase not only topographical maps issued by the Geospatial Information Authority of Japan, thematic maps such as geological survey maps, paper printed maps such as antique map reproductions and residential maps, but also aerial photographs, land record data, and photographic data from the Japan Map Center Net Shopping page. On the color topographical map page users can even browse color 1:25,000 topographical maps of the entire nation of Japan.
  • Japan Cartographers Association外部サイトへのリンク (http://jcacj.org/)
    Users can browse the text of some newsletter "Maps" issued in the past that have been digitized by J-STAGE (Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic) .

 

2. Websites of foreign institutions

2-1. Africa

2-2. America

  • Instituto Geográfico Nacional外部サイトへのリンク (http://www.ign.gob.ar/)
    This is a website of the Argentine national mapping agency. Users can browse digital editions of maps.
  • *Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística外部サイトへのリンク (http://www.ibge.gov.br/english/)
    This is a website of Brazil's national mapping agency. It offers many types of thematic maps available for download. In addition, users can download a national atlas of Brazil.
  • *Natural Resources Canada外部サイトへのリンク (http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/)
    This is a website of Canada's national mapping agency. Users can browse digital editions of topographical maps. In addition, users can download digital editions of topographical maps.
  • Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía外部サイトへのリンク (http://www.inegi.org.mx/)
    This is a website of Mexico's national mapping agency. Users can browse digital editions of city maps.
  • Instituto Geográfico Nacional Peruano外部サイトへのリンク (http://www.ign.gob.pe/)
    This is a website of Peru's national mapping agency. Users can download city maps in PDF file format.

  • *United States Geological Survey外部サイトへのリンク (http://www.usgs.gov/)
    This is a website of the U.S. national mapping agency. Users can download 1:24,000 topographical maps and 1:62,500 topographical maps in PDF file format (Searchable by map title or searchable by location on a map). The collection includes not only the latest editions, but older editions, as well.

2-3. Asia

2-4. Europe

2-5. Oceania

  • *Geoscience Australia外部サイトへのリンク (http://www.ga.gov.au/)
    This is a website of Australia's national mapping agency. Users can browse 1:250,000 geological survey maps.
  • *Land Information New Zealand外部サイトへのリンク (http://www.linz.govt.nz/)
    This is a website of New Zealand's national mapping agency. Users can download image files of 1:50,000 topographical maps and 1:250,000 topographical maps.
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