Digital Topographic Mapping Project in Northern Senegal
The region including the border between Senegal and Mauritania or Mali along to the Senegal River
National Agency of Land Settlement (ANAT), Ministry of Land Settlement and Local Authorities
This project covers an area of 30 000 Km2 in the northern and North-East of Senegal, the long of Senegal’s river, from Saint-Louis to Kénieba.
It allowed achieving in a period of two years, a digital topographic mapping, with a geo-referenced database fairly accurately from the high resolution satellite images as well as the establishment of a portal for diffusion by internet.
This project enabled to solve the mapping needs of agricultural development projects, road etc. In the northen Senegal, while favoring the emergence of techniques and the most recent products such as navigation onboard road, geolocation, the generalization of the diffusion by internet of the map information. As well, the digital topographic mapping of Senegal is a major step and a very significant step in the implementation of the geographic and cartographic equipment plan of Senegal.