A subset of the NationalMap dataset consisting of a combination of landcover data extracted from the LINZ web portal.
The landcover data consists of the following types of cover: - Swamp: A wet or moist region with water standing on or just below the surface of the ground, and usually covered by a growth of vegetation - Ice: A region of permanent ice - Mud: An area of wet, soft earthy matter - Rock: Coastal rocks; rocks between high and low tide - Sand: Sand, crushed rock, shells etc. smaller than 2mm in size - Scree: Mountain slope covered with small stones - Shingle: Crushed rock, shells etc. larger than 2mm in size - Gravel pit: Area used for the extraction of coarse sand and small water-worn or pounded stones, used for paths and roads - Landfill: A portion of land on which refuse, solid or semi-solid waste, is dumped and then covered with earth - Moraine: An accumulation of boulders, stones or other debris carried and deposited by a glacier - Pumice: Area used for the extraction of pumice
This layer is a component of the Topo50 map series. The Topo50 map series provides topographic mapping for the New Zealand mainland, Chatham and New Zealand's offshore islands, at 1:50,000 scale. Further information on Topo50: http://www.linz.govt.nz/topography/topo-maps/topo50
The resource has been validated and quality assured using NationalMap's ISO compliant Monthly Testing Process