Key Features

Unsure of what the Spatial NI platform can offer you?

A number of key features that you can take advantage off are highlighted below.

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Choose from either the authoritative OSNI basemap or aerial imagery as a background basemap.


Our map viewer makes it easy to view data from multiple sources. Search our catalogue, view the items metadata and add content to the map.


Switch on and off layers or rearrange them in the layer list for a clearer perspective. Adjustable layer transparency gives you more control over what you see.


Quickly locate your area on the map by searching for an address and navigate the map by zooming and panning around. An overview map is also included to help you visualise your location.


Click on a feature from an added dataset to discover the information held for that geographic location. Information might include things like the townland name or address for a property.


Quickly and easily print your map to a PDF document using one of our predefined A4 styled templates.


Easily annotate your map and save these locally or share with others. Select the measurement option including your units to obtain the length and area for features.


Easily obtain the Irish Grid coordinates for a location on the map by using our coordinate finder widget.

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