Topographic Basemap

API: http://basemap.arctic-sdi.org/mapcache/wmts/?request=GetCapabilities&service=wmts

Arctic SDI Topographic Basemap is a Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) provided by Arctic SDI. It is a reference background map, which enable professional users to display their data in client applications such as websites, GIS and increasingly mobile devices and background data for other types of applications.

The service provides cached images with high performance to any client supporting the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) WMTS 1.0 standard. The service is available in six rotations of the North Pole Lambert Equal Area Projection.

Responsibilities: The service is operated and hosted by the Norwegian Mapping Authority.

Data Content: The Topographic Basemap is available in six rotations of the North Pole Lambert Equal Area projection

Map Projection EPSG:3571 – WGS 84 / North Pole LAEA Bering Sea

EPSG:3572 – WGS 84 / North Pole LAEA Alaska

EPSG:3573 – WGS 84 / North Pole LAEA Canada

EPSG:3574 – WGS 84 / North Pole LAEA Atlantic

EPSG:3575 – WGS 84 / North Pole LAEA Europe

EPSG:3576 – WGS 84 / North Pole LAEA Russia

 

Cache input sources OGC Web Map Service 2.0. Single services for small scale and hill shade. Cascaded WMS from National services.
Geographic extent Geographic Arctic
Scale range 1:136.421.172 – 1:1.041
Zoom levels 18 zoom levels;

VMAP(0) 1:136.421.172 – 1:532.895 ;

National Data 1:266.448 – 1:1.041

 

Access Information – Links WMTS (API) Metadata (geonetwork) Service Level Statement