Conventional Signs


The conventional signs provide an overview of the map symbols for the Swiss national maps and the thematic maps.

Conventional signs for National Maps

The conventional signs contain all symbols for the national maps 1:10'000 to 1:1 million.

Documents and links


The conventional signs for thematic maps

They show all additional signs and symbols that are required for reading maps correctly.


All you need to know about map reading

The leaflet "Map reading" contains comprehensive information for reading and using national maps in Switzerland. Map reading