Thanks to the SRTM project we can access to a comprehensive world coverage of land elevation data. It has become very simple to create one’s own topographic maps with QGis .
We will discuss here :
- – how to download elevation data for the area of interest
- – how to format the display style to fit the standards of the topographic maps
- – how to enhance the viewing using a “shady” layer type
- – and finally how to generate contours Continue reading “Make a topographic map with QGis”