Useful Links

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

To create an equitable and fair land dispensation and to secure and promote the effective use of land as a resource within the context of sustainable rural development.

South Africa's Network of Permanent GPS Base Stations (Trignet)

Welcome to National Geo-spatial Information's TrigNet service and the ftp site from which GPS data can be downloaded.

National Spatial Information Framework

National Spatial Information Framework (NSIF) provides the framework for the development and harnessing of spatial information for effective and efficient public service delivery.

The Council For GEOSCIENCE Geological Survey of South Africa

The understanding of the earth and its processes is an important prerequisite for the functioning of any country, since the earth contains all the natural resources available for the existence and prosperity of its inhabitants.

The HartRAO Space Geodesy Programme Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory

The Space Geodesy Programme participates in global networks which uses applications of Very Long Baseline Interferometry and GPS to do research in geodesy.

Department of Geomatics at the University of Cape Town

The oldest Geomatics/Surveying Department in Africa, and has been in existence as an independent department since 1946. In 1997 it became the first department in Africa to embrace the new discipline of Geomatics.

South African Government of National Unity

South Africa's Government of National Unity (GNU) is a constitutionally-defined multi-party government. Links to all the departments in the government.


US Coast Guard Navigation Centre GPS

Is a satellite-based radionavigation system developed and operated by the U.S. Department of Defense. GPS permits land, sea, and airborne users to determine their three dimensional position, velocity, and time, 24 hours a day...


Australian Surveying & Land Information Group

The British Cartographic Society

The BCS is a dynamic association of individuals and organisations dedicated to exploring and developing the world of maps.


International Civil Aviation Organization

Ordnance Survey

Britain's national mapping agency