VT light base map layers

aerodrome_label View on GitHub

Aerodrome labels

Fields

name

common name

name:latin

common name, latin alphabet

name:de

german name, if unavailable uses default name

name:fr

french name, if unavailable uses default name

name:it

italien name, if unavailable uses default name

name:rm

romansh name, if unavailable uses default name

class

Distinguish between more and less important aerodromes.

Possible values:

  • international
  • helipad
  • regional
  • other

ele

elevation in meters, measured in reference system LV95, srid 2056.

ele_ft

elevation in feet, measured in reference system LV95, srid 2056.

iata

iata-code

icao

icao-code

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aeroway View on GitHub

Airport buildings are contained in the building layer but all other airport related polygons can be found in the aeroway layer.

Fields

class

polygon of surfaces used for aerial operations

Possible values:

  • runway
  • runway_grass
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area_name View on GitHub

area_name layer for the LBM

Fields

class

area names

Possible values:

  • place

subclass

different classes of areas

Possible values:

  • massif
  • glacier

name

common name

name:latin

common name, latin alphabet

name:de

german name, if unavailable uses default name

name:fr

french name, if unavailable uses default name

name:it

italien name, if unavailable uses default name

name:rm

romansh name, if unavailable uses default name

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boundary View on GitHub

Contains administrative boundaries as linestrings.

Fields

admin_level

admin_level indicating the level of importance of this boundary. The admin_level corresponds to the lowest admin_level the line participates in.

disputed

wether the boundary is disputed or not

maritime

wether the boundary is in the sea or not

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building View on GitHub

buildings including roofs without sidewalls

Fields

render_height

the average height of a building

render_min_height

the height of the bottom of the building

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building_ln View on GitHub

building_line layer for the LBM

Fields

name

common name

name:latin

common name, latin alphabet

name:de

german name, if unavailable uses default name

name:fr

french name, if unavailable uses default name

name:it

italien name, if unavailable uses default name

name:rm

romansh name, if unavailable uses default name

class

Distinguish between classes of geometries.

Possible values:

  • horse_racing
  • ski_jump
  • toboggan
  • track
  • weir
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construct View on GitHub

manmade structures not suitable for the layer building.

Fields

class

use class to differentiate between different manmade structures.

Possible values:

  • dam
  • lock
  • platform
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contour_line View on GitHub

contour lines

Fields

class

use class attribute to assign differnt colors for contour_lines.

Possible values:

  • land
  • ice
  • scree
  • water

ele

elevation in meters, measured in reference system LV95, srid 2056.

ele_ft

elevation in feet, measured in reference system LV95, srid 2056.

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landcover View on GitHub

Landcover is used to describe the physical material at the surface of the earth.

Fields

class

Use the class to assign natural colors for landcover.

Possible values:

  • farmland
  • ice
  • wood
  • rock
  • grass
  • wetland

subclass

Use subclass to do more precise styling.

Possible values:

  • allotments
  • forest
  • glacier
  • golf_course
  • orchard
  • park
  • plant_nursery
  • recreation_ground
  • scrub
  • swamp
  • vineyard
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landuse View on GitHub

Landuse is used to describe use of land by humans.

Fields

class

Use the class to assign special colors to areas.

Possible values:

  • cemetery
  • landfill
  • parking
  • pitch
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mountain_peak View on GitHub

peaks or other topographical landmarks.

Fields

name

common name

name:latin

common name, latin alphabet

name:de

german name, if unavailable uses default name

name:fr

french name, if unavailable uses default name

name:it

italien name, if unavailable uses default name

name:rm

romansh name, if unavailable uses default name

class

Use the class to differentiate between different topographic landmarks.

Possible values:

  • alpine_peak
  • main_peak
  • peak
  • main_hill
  • hill
  • rocky_knoll
  • mountain_pass
  • saddle

ele

elevation in meters, measured in reference system LV95, srid 2056.

ele_ft

elevation in feet, measured in reference system LV95, srid 2056.

rank

order of peaks

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park View on GitHub

The park layer contains parks from national park and protected areas. contains polygons for area and points for labelling

Fields

class

Use the class to differentiate between different parks.

Possible values:

  • national_park

name

common name

name:latin

common name, latin alphabet

name:de

german name, if unavailable uses default name

name:fr

french name, if unavailable uses default name

name:it

italien name, if unavailable uses default name

name:rm

romansh name, if unavailable uses default name

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place View on GitHub

used to label places.

Fields

name

common name

name:latin

common name, latin alphabet

name:de

german name, if unavailable uses default name

name:fr

french name, if unavailable uses default name

name:it

italien name, if unavailable uses default name

name:rm

romansh name, if unavailable uses default name

capital

The capital field marks the admin_level of the boundary the place is a capital of.

Possible values:

  • 2
  • 4

class

distinguish between different size and importance of labelled places.

Possible values:

  • country
  • city
  • town
  • village
  • hamlet
  • isolated_dwelling
  • neighbourhood
  • suburb

iso_a2

Two-letter country code ISO 3166-1 alpha-2.

code

Two-letter canton code.

population

Approximate number of inhabitants. Can be used to prioritize labelling. Data is not validated and may not be used for analysis!

rank

Countries, states and the most important cities all have a rank to boost their importance on the map. The rank field for counries and states ranges from 1 to 6 while the rank field for cities ranges from 1 to 10 for the most important cities and continues from 10 serially based on the local importance of the city (derived from population and city class). You can use the rank to limit density of labels or improve the text hierarchy.

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poi View on GitHub

LBM POIs

Fields

name

common name

name:latin

common name, latin alphabet

name:de

german name, if unavailable uses default name

name:fr

french name, if unavailable uses default name

name:it

italien name, if unavailable uses default name

name:rm

romansh name, if unavailable uses default name

class

More general classes of POIs. If there is no more general class for the subclass this field will contain the same value as subclass.

Possible values:

  • aerialway
  • allotments
  • attraction
  • boundary_stone
  • building
  • bus
  • campsite
  • castle
  • cave
  • cemetery
  • college
  • dam
  • ferry_terminal
  • fuel
  • funicular
  • golf
  • hospital
  • lock
  • lodging
  • military
  • monastery
  • monument
  • motorway
  • park
  • pitch
  • place_of_worship
  • power
  • prison
  • railway
  • ruins
  • school
  • sports_centre
  • spring
  • stadium
  • stone
  • storage_tank
  • survey_point
  • swimming_pool
  • tower
  • wastewater_plant
  • waterfall
  • weir
  • zoo

subclass

More refined description.

Possible values:

  • allotments
  • alpine_hut
  • attraction
  • boundary_stone
  • building
  • bus_stop
  • camp_site
  • caravan_site
  • castle
  • cave
  • cemetery
  • christian
  • church_tower
  • college
  • communications_tower
  • dam
  • entry_exit
  • exit
  • fairground
  • ferry_terminal
  • fuel
  • funicular_stop
  • golf_course
  • horse_racing
  • hospital
  • incineration_plant
  • junction
  • lock
  • military
  • monument
  • observation
  • park
  • power_plant
  • prison
  • ruins
  • school
  • sports_centre
  • spring
  • stadium
  • station
  • stone
  • survey_point
  • swimming_pool
  • telescope
  • tower
  • tram_stop
  • university
  • viewpoint
  • wastewater_plant
  • waterfall
  • water_tank
  • weir
  • wilderness_hut
  • wind_turbine
  • zoo

direction

can be used to orientate direction for waterfalls

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spot_elevation View on GitHub

spot elevation.

Fields

class

class can be used to allow different styling of elevation points.

Possible values:

  • spot_elevation
  • lake_elevation
  • sinkhole
  • sinkhole_rock
  • sinkhole_scree
  • sinkhole_ice
  • sinkhole_water

ele

elevation in meters, measured in reference system LV95, srid 2056.

ele_ft

elevation in feet, measured in reference system LV95, srid 2056.

lake_depth

the maximum depth of the lake in meters.

lake_depth_ft

the maximum depth of the lake in feet.

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transportation View on GitHub

transportation contains roads, railways, aerialways, and ferry lines. It contains all roads from motorways to primary, secondary and tertiary roads to residential roads and foot paths. Styling the roads is the most essential part of the map.

Fields

class

Distinguish between more and less important roads or railways and roads.

Possible values:

  • motorway
  • trunk
  • primary
  • secondary
  • tertiary
  • minor
  • path
  • service
  • track
  • ferry
  • transit
  • rail
  • via_ferrata
  • car_ferry
  • cable_car
  • gondola
  • chair_lift

subclass

Distinguish more specific qualities.

Possible values:

  • avalanche_protector
  • avalanche_protector_bridge
  • covered_bridge
  • steps
  • tram
  • subway
  • funicular
  • rail
  • narrow_gauge

brunnel

Mark whether it is a bridge or tunnel or ford.

Possible values:

  • bridge
  • tunnel
  • ford

ramp

Mark with 1 whether way is a ramp (link or steps) or not with 0.

Possible values:

  • 0
  • 1

oneway

Mark with 1 whether way is a oneway in the direction of the way, not a oneway with 0.

Possible values:

  • 0
  • 1

layer

Used to describe vertical relationships between crossing or overlapping features.

Possible values:

  • -5
  • -4
  • -3
  • -2
  • -1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

surface

Used to describe the surface type of roads.

Possible values:

  • paved
  • unpaved

sac_scale

Different kinds of hiking trails.

Possible values:

  • mountain_hiking
  • hiking
  • alpine_hiking

service

Mark railways that are dead-ends.

Possible values:

  • siding
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transportation_name View on GitHub

Labeling geometry for transportation layer.

Fields

class

Distinguish between more and less important roads or railways and roads.

Possible values:

  • motorway
  • trunk
  • primary
  • secondary
  • tertiary
  • minor
  • path
  • service
  • track
  • ferry
  • transit
  • rail
  • via_ferrata
  • car_ferry
  • cable_car
  • gondola
  • chair_lift

subclass

Distinguish more specific qualities.

Possible values:

  • covered
  • steps
  • tram
  • subway
  • funicular
  • rail
  • narrow_gauge

name

common name

name:latin

common name, latin alphabet

name:de

german name, if unavailable uses default name

name:fr

french name, if unavailable uses default name

name:it

italien name, if unavailable uses default name

name:rm

romansh name, if unavailable uses default name

ref

Route number.

ref_length

Length of ref field.

layer

Used to describe vertical relationships between crossing or overlapping features.

Possible values:

  • -5
  • -4
  • -3
  • -2
  • -1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
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water View on GitHub

Water polygons representing rivers and lakes but also artificial constructions such as pools

Fields

class

Water bodies are classified as lake or river.

Possible values:

  • lake
  • river
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water_name View on GitHub

The water_name layer contains centerlines for larger waterbodies and centerpoints for smaller waterbodies for labelling

Fields

class

Curently only 1 class attribute available.

Possible values:

  • lake

name

common name

name:latin

common name, latin alphabet

name:de

german name, if unavailable uses default name

name:fr

french name, if unavailable uses default name

name:it

italien name, if unavailable uses default name

name:rm

romansh name, if unavailable uses default name

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waterway View on GitHub

waterway.

Fields

name

common name

name:latin

common name, latin alphabet

name:de

german name, if unavailable uses default name

name:fr

french name, if unavailable uses default name

name:it

italien name, if unavailable uses default name

name:rm

romansh name, if unavailable uses default name

class

stream/river are classified by Strahler-order. Upstream rivers are classified as streams, once they reach a certain Strahler number, they are classified as rivers.

Possible values:

  • stream
  • river
  • pressurised
  • drain

intermittent

Mark with 1 if it is an intermittent waterway.

Possible values:

  • 0
  • 1

width

used to symbolize downstream rivers wider than upstream.

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