Estonian Soil Map
The digital soil map of
The Estonian Land Board needs the data mostly for land valuation purposes. Other users include the Ministry of Agriculture, agricultural advisers, forest managers, etc.
The data covers the whole
The data (graphical and attributes) is also loaded into Oracle spatial database and can be used as a background map in the Cadastral Information System.
Since the end of the project in year 2000, no map updates have been produced, however in 2012-2015 the significant effort has been made to improve the technical quality of the data.
Example picture of GeoTIFF format dataset ( 102.99 KB, 28.04.2015 )
|Format||Esri geodatabase (GDB), SHP, MapInfo TAB and GeoTIFF|
|Data structure||vector and raster|
|Cover||Covers almost all the country. No data is available for densly populated areas, for waterbodies and for small islands with no soil.|
|License||Please refer to Estonian Land Board and date when using the data. For example: "Soil map, Estonian Land Board 2001"|
- Full dataset (SHP) ( 817.95 MB, 1.03.2017 )
- Full dataset divided in sheets (SHP) ( 879.43 MB, 27.10.2015 )
- Full dataset (GDB) ( 562.43 MB, 1.03.2017 )
- Full dataset (TAB) ( 727.29 MB, 1.10.2015 )
- Full dataset (GeoTIFF) ( 1.15 GB, 28.04.2015 )