Institution Name: Statens kartverk

Institute Description: Norwegian mapping authority

Country: Norway

Approximate Collection Size (up to): more than 1 000 000

Collection Scope: Aerial photographs mainly taken for map-production purposes. Total of approximately 1.3 mill. aerial vertical photographs. Scale: 1:3500 - 1:50.000. The majority of the photographs are not digitized 23x23 cm negatives. Oldest photographs from 1935-1946 are digitized. Few pictures from 1950's and 1960's are digitized. Photographs taken after 1999 are partly digitized, photographs taken after approximately 2007 are taken in digital format.

Geographic and Time Coverage: Norwegian mainland without Svalbard and Bjørnøya. 1935 - present (now producing in digital format).

Media Format: Photographic prints, negatives, digital images JPG and TIFF

Accessibility: New photographs can be viewed as ortophotographs at Aerial photographs can be ordered digitized at

Address: Statens kartverk, Kartverksveien 21, 3507 Hønefoss, Norway



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