Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences


Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Digital maps

SLU students and staff have access to digital maps from Lantmäteriet (the Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority) containing maps and aerial photos and historical maps from Lantmäteriet's archive.

Digital maps from Lantmäteriet

Digital maps from Lantmäteriet - Start GET – Geographic Extraction Tool
© Lantmäteriet, i2014/764

Here you can find Digital maps  from Lantmäteriet,  including aerial photographs and place-names.

Read more about Digital maps

How to get access

To get access to Digital maps from Lantmäteriet you must visit the IT Department at your campus and present an appropriate ID. If you are outside any of the University's main campuses, call 018-67 66 00 for assistance.

It is also possible to use the ArcGIS software to access geographical data direct from the GIS server. For more information, see the GIS wiki and contact your local GIS coordinator if necessary.

Copyright and terms of use

SLU students and staff may publish geographical data from Lantmäteriet along with their own information in student projects and in scientific publications.

The following text and number must be stated:

© Lantmäteriet, i2014/764

The information should be included in the figure or in the caption, or if you use many figures, in a prominent place in the publication.

GIS Coordinators

Lars GB Andersson, GIS coordinator, Alnarp
Tel: 040-41 54 59

Mats Söderström, GIS coordinator, Skara
Tel: 0511-672 44

Mats Högström, GIS coordinator, Umeå
Tel: 090-786 83 63

Jakob Lagerstedt, GIS coordinator, Uppsala
Tel: 018-67 31 77



Historical maps

Historical Maps from Lantmäteriet
© Lantmäteriet

The Historical Maps service from Lantmäteriet contains more than a million historical maps from the period 1630-1978.

Anyone can search and view the maps. To download and print the maps you must  send a request to the SLU Library or one of the contact persons.

  Request a historical map

Read more about Historical Maps

Download DjVu-plugin

You need to download and install this free DjVu browser plug-in Opens in new window in order to view the maps.

Terms of use

SLU students and staff may freely use the historical maps in works published within the university, both i print and in digital format.

The following text must be included: Källa: Lantmäteriet

Contact persons for Historical Maps

Lars GB Andersson, GIS Coordinator, Alnarp
040-41 54 59

Mats Högström, GIS Coordinator, Umeå
090-786 83 63

Karin Hallgren, Department of Economics, Uppsala
018-67 25 06

Tommy Lennartsson, Swedish Biodiversity Centre (CBM), Uppsala
018-67 24 36


Other digital map services


MapSearch and place-names from Lantmäteriet

Lantmäteriet's own map service with place-name search.

Geological maps from SGU

The map service from the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) provides geological information like soil, bedrock and groundwater in Sweden.

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