[OSGeo Africa] Topographic Map Series of Namibia?

Zoltan zoltans at geograph.co.za
Mon Dec 10 04:25:21 PST 2018

Johan van Rensburg in Windhoek should know who's who......
I'm sure he's on this list somewhere, so if you don't get a response, 
let me know offline and I'll dig out the last email address I have for him.


On 2018/12/10 15:05, Grant Slater wrote:
> Hi All,
> Does anyone have a contact I could speak to at the Namibian
> Directorate of Survey and Mapping? Preferably via email, I have tried
> phoning, but have been unable to get through.
> I am trying to see if it possible to get digital copies of their 1:50k
> topographic series maps. Alternatively scanned? What is the cost?
> Could I get copies of the older series from the South African NGI?
> Myself and a colleague received copies of the South African 1:50k
> topographic series and we created this site:
> https://htonl.dev.openstreetmap.org/ngi-tiles/
> I want to create a similar site for the Namibia 1:50k series.
> PS: I'd happy to create similar sites for any other African country
> where I can receive copies of their topographic maps. Work at the
> mapping agency or have a good contact? Please advise.
> PPS: Madmappers have seemingly have the entire series, but I haven't
> been able to contact them successfully. Anyone have a contact?
> https://www.madmappers.com/browse.php?TY=R&CO=na
> Kind regards,
> Grant
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