User:Shaund/West End

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Drawing a map with QGIS

Note - this description is based on my limited experience with QGIS. The version I used was 1.7.4 for Windows.


  1. Download and install QGIS. Versions are available for Windows, Linux and Mac OSX.
  1. Download/enable three Python plug-ins -- SimpleSVG, Shaded Relief and Raster Tools.

Obtain data

Import data

Add colour to elevations

Modify layers

Create shaded relief

Remove scale bar, north arrow and copyright

Export as SVG

Clean-up in Inkscape