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Key Facts - KGPS

  • Kinematic GPS data has been collected throughout the UK to provide a means of validating the various LANDMAP image and elevation products.
  • KGPS circular transects of the UK from the first Landmap data acquisition campaign (September 1999)
  • KGPS linear transects of the UK from the second Landmap data acquisition campaign (May/June 2000)
  • The KGPS data provide accurate high-resolution locational data of approximately 6400 km of roads in the Great Britain.
  • The data is available in British National Grid or WGS 84 in shape file format and can be imported into a GIS application such as ArcMap.
  • The KGPS points has height information attached to each station location.