Geological Atlas Sargans sheet provides insight into UNESCO World Heritage Site

The new Sargans sheet of the Geological Atlas of Switzerland 1:25 000 covers parts of the cantons of St. Gallen and Graubünden as well as the Principality of Liechtenstein. Characteristic is the area of the Sardona Tectonic Arena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Gonzen is of historic importance. 100 years ago, ore mining started on an industrial scale in the now closed Gonzen mine.

Geological Atlas of Switzerland 1:25,000

American images of Switzerland

In 1946, our government agreed to let US bombers fly over Switzerland. The results were high-quality aerial images showing Switzerland in a whole new light.



With geodata-news swisstopo wishes to address users who are interested in digital data containing spatial reference or those who work with geodata..

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swisstopo has partially updated its 3D building models in the product swissBUILDINGS3D 2.0 and in the 3D viewer of the Federal Geoportal. In total an area of approx. 9120 km2 has been updated.

swissBUILDINGS3D 2.0

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