History

The roots of Finnish land survey go back to the 17th century, when the open field system was used to divide arable land.

In 1633, Queen Christina ordered land survey to be conducted and cadastral maps to be drawn to facilitate taxation in Sweden.

Take a Journey with the Experts to learn more about the first land surveyor, the hard discipline of the map room, and the peculiar tools used by aerial photographers in the 1950s.