Land Use / Vegetation Map


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The Land Use / Vegetation map shows land uses according to a general vegetative cover of the area categorized as follows: Cassava, Coconut, Corn, Forest, Grass, Mangrove, Nipa, Paddy Rice (Irrigated), Paddy Rice (Not irrigated), Pasture, Reforestation and Shrub. Base map features were digitized from the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) Topographic Map sheets scaled at 1:50,000 using heads-up digitizing method. The Land Use / Vegetation features were digitized from the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) Land Use / Vegetation Map scaled at 1:125,000 using the same digitizing method.

Available in PDF and JPG formats, this map may be downloaded and used for free provided that no alterations are made to the map and that proper citations be referred to this source.

10 thoughts on “Land Use / Vegetation Map”

    • Hello Cath, thank you for the comment. The map was created in 2009. However the data was digitized from an undated map that was produced using data from Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM), as our source claimed, though they didn’t mention about the date of the original data. Browsing through the BSWM website, I can’t find the said map source that was mentioned. We’re sorry we can’t provide you any further details.

  1. Hello sir,
    We are two students who are doing research on Bohol, and we were wondering who we should contact to ask if we could get some of these maps as a dwg file in order to overlay and work further with them?

  2. Good evening, I would like to inquire po if I am able to request for a map of a specific location/island? And if so, where to write a formal letter regarding my requests? Thank you so much!

    • It would depend on what data to reflect on the map. If it’s the Land Use / Vegetation you need, that data is very old and is no longer fit for planning environment. Note that we don’t usually have data suitable for scales down to a specific barangay, much more down to an island or islet.

  3. Good evening, I would like to ask if there is an updated version of the vegetation map? Moreover, if I can request an updated municipal vegetation map, specifically po in the municipality of Albur? Thank you so much!


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