Centre for Orienteering History
Centre for
Orienteering History

Czech version Czech
Contents:
HOME
NEWS

COH
  · Collections
  · Exhibitions
  · Interesting

MAPS
  · Map archive
  · Maps

ORIENTEERING
  · O - History
  · O - World
  · O - Links


TOPlist

© 1998-2003,2007-2011 Centre for Orienteering History
Edition: e-mail
Maps for orienteering

Development of maps
Development of maps for orienteering competetions is ilustrated some examples of maps from important world events.

When you click to small picture, you can get large picture 600x400 pixels (usually 90-110 kB).
All exaples of maps are from COH   Centre for Orienteering History
• First maps for orienteering:

First map for orienteering was used 31.10.1897, scale 1:30 000, contour interval 20 m, Norway.

1897


The first Norwegian colour map for orienteering was used April 30th 1950, author: Knut Valstad.

1950

• European Championship:
1962-NOR, 1964-SUI
Map 1 : 25 000 from EOC 1962 Map 1 : 25 000 from EOC 1964
• World Championship:
1966-FIN, 1968-SWE, 1970-DDR, 1972-TCH, 1974-DAN
1976-GBR, 1979-FIN, 1991-TCH, 1993-USA, 1995-GER
1997-NOR, 1999-GBR, 2001-FIN, 2003-SUI, 2004-SWE
2005-JPN, 2006-DAN, 2007-UKR

Map 1 : 25 000 from WOC 1966 Map 1 : 25 000 from WOC 1968 Map 1 : 25 000 from WOC 1970 Map 1 : 20 000 from WOC 1972 Map 1 : 20 000 from WOC relay 1974 Map 1 : 20 000 from WOC 1976 Map 1 : 20 000 from WOC relay 1979 Map 1 : 15 000 from WOC 1991 Map 1 : 15 000 from WOC 1993 Map 1 : 15 000 from WOC 1995 Map 1 : 10 000 from WOC short distance 1997 Map 1 : 10 000 from WOC short distance 1999 Map 1 : 10 000 from WOC short distance 2001 Map 1 : 10 000 from WOC middle distance 2003 Map 1 : 10 000 from WOC middle distance 2004 Map 1 : 15 000 from WOC Long distance 2005 Map 1 : 15 000 from WOC Long distance 2006 Map 1 : 10 000 from WOC middle distance 2007
• Maps for Ski and MTB Orienteering e.t.c.:
WC in Ski-O 1993-CZE, MTBO European Cup 1998-SVK, Park World Tour 1998-CZE
Map 1 : 20 000 from WC 1993 Map 1 : 20 000 from EC MTBO 1998 Map 1 : 5 000 from PWT 1998
© 1998-2003,2007-2011 Centre for Orienteering History
Edition: e-mail