FAO-UNESCO Soil Map of the World with legend, pdf-format in flat polar quartic
The newest digitized version of the "Soil Map of the World" (SMW) classified according to the "World Reference Base for Soil Resources" (WRB). The WRB is the international standard taxonomie soil classification system, developed by the "International Soil Reference and Information Centre" (ISRIC), the "International Union of Soil Sciences" (IUSS) and the "Food and Agricultural Organization" (FAO) for the first Soil Map of the World in 1988. The vector data set is based on the FAO-UNESCO "Soil Map of the World".
Digital soil map of the world at scale 1:5.000.000.
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Only two additional soil maps at a global level exist, both in relatively large scale.
Upon using this data please cite as follows:
FAO-UNESCO Digital Soil Map of the World, 2007