Map Product Ordering
A1: Hong Kong Map Service 2.0 offers you a comprehensive range of map products such as
Digital map products
- Digital Topographic Map (iB1000, iB5000, iB10000 and iB20000)
- Digital Land Boundary Map (iC1000)
- Geo-Reference Database (iG1000)
- GeoCommunity Database (iGeoCom)
- Digital Aerial Photo (DAP, DAP-UE and DAP-L0)
- Digital Orthophoto (DOP1000-1963P, DOP1000-1963G, DOP5000 and DOPM50-L0)
- 3D Spatial Data (3D-BIT00)
- The related Data Dictionaries
Paper map products
- Topographic Maps (1:1000, 1:5000, 1:20 000, 1:50 000, 1:100 000, 1:200 000, etc.)
- Street/Place Guides (Street Map, Guidebook, etc.)
- Countryside Maps
- Flying Charts
- Thematic Maps
- Image Maps
- Gazette Plans
- Aerial Photos
- Besides current editions, archived editions of some map series are also available.
Cadastral Survey Records
- Lot Index Plan
- Land Boundary Plan/Survey Record Plan
- Computation folder
Please refer to here for the details of the complete set of our Products.
A2: Map products can be selected in Hong Kong Map Service 2.0 by the following means:
Keyword search – input a keyword of locations/addresses/lots to search for all products (grouped by categories) related to a selected location. Products can also be retrieved directly by inputting their product names or Map Sheet No. for searching.
Map Search – locate the area of interest on the web map, and search all the map products within the map view using the “Search this extent” button. Please refer to section 1.2.2 in the HKMS 2.0 User Manual for more information about this selection method.
Product browsing by Categories – select the map product type you are interested in.
Upload Search List – this is an advanced selection method and it is more suitable for ordering a large number of digital map products with scattered location. You should prepare and upload a search list with pre-defined format. The search list template can be downloaded here. Please refer to section 126.96.36.199 in the HKMS 2.0 User Manual for more information about this selection method.
A3: You may go to "Useful Info > Map Product Charge" to check the Calculation of Charges for each order of our Map Product.
A4: Data Dictionaries are now provided free-of-charge, and are available for download here. If Customers have purchased any Digital Products, the Data Dictionaries for the corresponding products and data formats will also be included in the product file package as part of the Resource files.
A5: The map features in each of the Digital Map Product can be found in http://www.landsd.gov.hk/mapping/en/digital_map/mapfea.htm
Customers may also refer to the Data Dictionaries, which are available for free download here, for further details.
A6: You should pay full charge for other formats of that sheet. Similarly, this charging scheme is also applied to all digital map products.
A7: Full charge is applied to purchases of any formats of the same sheet of iB1000. Similarly, this charging scheme is also applied to all digital map products.
A8: If you purchase more than one format of a sheet in a single order, full charge will be applied to each product. All digital map products need to be full charged even you purchase in the second time.
A9: Yes. You may go to “Product Category > Spatial Data & Topographic Map > Seamless Digital Map with AOI”, select your desired product name and format, and specify a rectangular Area of Interest on the map. For details, please refer to "Technical Specifications for Ordering Seamless i-Series Digital Map"
A10: Seamless Digital Map is priced based on the area of its AOI as a multiple (rounded to the nearest integer) of “sheet units”, which is equal to the area of a standard tile of the corresponding Digital Map Product. In general for each Digital Map Product, the price of the Seamless Digital Map with AOI is the number of AOI “sheet units” times the data charge of a standard tile. Please refer to the “Technical Specifications for Ordering Seamless i-Series Digital Map” for details.
A11: You may select both the digital copy and paper copy of the record, add both of them to the same shopping cart, and check out for payment in one go. Customers may choose different delivery methods for the digital and paper copies; say online downloading the digital copy and collecting the paper copy at map sales counter.
A12: No. You may order the same digital map products even you ever purchased. If you are a registered user of the Hong Kong Map Service 2.0, you may check the selected map products against from your order records.
A13: You can check the “Revision Date” of the digital map product you selected on “Product Information” page or in shopping cart.
A14: Yes. There are postal charge (for Delivery DVDs by courier/postage services) and administrative fee (for special requirements in orders). Please refer to the Postal Charge in this link for reference.
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