PLEASE NOTE: These data do not include data over Tasmania. Please see links relevant to that area.
GEODATA TOPO 250K Series 3 is a vector representation of the major topographic features appearing on the 1:250,000 scale NATMAPs supplied in KML format and is designed for use in a range of commercial GIS software. Data is arranged within specific themes. All data is based on the GDA94 coordinate system.
GEODATA TOPO 250K Series 3 is available as a free download product in Personal Geodatabase, ArcView Shapefile or MapInfo TAB file formats. Each package includes data arranged in ten main themes - cartography, elevation, framework, habitation, hydrography, infrastructure, terrain, transport, utility and vegetation. Data is also available as GEODATA TOPO 250K Series 3 for Google Earth in kml format for use on Google Earth TM Mapping Service.
Themes: Cartography, Elevation, Framework, Habitation, Hydrography, Infrastructure, Terrain, Transport, Utility and Vegetation
Coverage: National (Powerlines not available in South Australia)
Currency: Data has a currency of less than five years for any location
Datum: Geocentric Datum of Australia (GDA94)
Formats: Personal Geodatabase, kml, Shapefile and MapInfo TAB
Release Date: 26 June 2006
Maintenance and Update Frequency: notPlanned
Statement: GEODATA TOPO 250K Series 3 is primarily sourced 1:250 000 scale map reproduction material (from the National Topographic Map Series and Defence Joint Operation Graphics). A key revision source for the data is satellite imagery taken from the SPOT Panchromatic and LANDSAT Thematic Mapper Sensors. Revision material has also been gathered from a variety of authoritative sources. More information about the sources for this data can be found in Geoscience Australia's "http://www.ga.gov.au/mapspecs/250k100k" Topographic Data and Map Specifications.