1:50,000 vector

OSNI 1:50,000 vector is made up of distinct datasets covering relief, water, settlements and vegetation. The datasets give full coverage of Northern Ireland. You can get an individual dataset or datasets bundled together to provide more detailed information.

Dataset features

The datasets:

  • are available in several bundles including contours, settlements, vegetation and water
  • can be used with all OSNI products and features linked to any database
  • have fully attributable data
  • have basic units of spatial information represented in points, lines and polygons available in Mapinfo and shapefile formats
  • can be used with industry standard GIS and CAD packages


You can use the datasets for: 

  • environmental impact analysis
  • engineering and environmental information
  • market analysis
  • internet mapping
  • demographic analysis
  • land use analysis
  • vehicle routing

This data is available under Open Data licence.

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