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Institute of Geodesy, Cartography and Remote Sensing

The Institute is the central surveying and mapping organisation of all official activities in Hungary in the field of land management, surveying and mapping. It is financed by the state budget and has the competence of a national authority. At the beginning the scope of activity of the Institute covered the tasks of organising, managing, supervising the surveying and mapping sector in Hungary, carrying out research and development as well as executing the activities of the state boundary service, of the central surveying data and map library. FÖMI's range of activity was extended gradually with the tasks of satellite geodesy, remote sensing for utilisation of space imagery and aerial photography in the national economy, computer based central land registration, development of geoinformatics in the sector of lands and mapping and central quality control. FÖMI's tasks include activities of surveying and cartographic documentation, running the technical library, editing and publishing scientific journals and proceedings.

Pictures about mushroom finding tours

Edible and poisonous mushrooms in Hungary. Pictures about Hungarian mushrooms which were found by an amateur mycologists and was taken by a talented photographer

Hungarian Geological Survey

The Survey is Hungary’s premier agency for geoscientific information, mineral assessment, authority procedures, and (by the two scientific institutes incorporated) research and prospecting. Information services: When collecting and managing any geological or geophysical data of Hungary, the Information Centre serves the govern ments, the experts and the general public. Geologic Authority: When geological or geophysical issues are in question in the central and local governmental procedures, this Authority defends the welfare of the population, guards the mineral resources, and instructs the public about the natural risks. Mineral Assessment: A duty under law of the Survey is to provide for the domestic mineral resources a national summary, annual balance and a preliminary economic assessment. Latest resource tables can be found there as well.

Ministry of Defence Mapping Company

The primary responsibility of the Ministry of Defense Mapping Company (MDMC) is to produce mapping materials to supply to the Hungarian Defence Forces in addition to managing and supporting related national basic data and maps. In order to subsidise the enormous cost of these principal responsibilities, MDMC engages in commercial enterprise in addition to meeting its national obligations. Product range: Topographic maps, raised relief maps, facsimile maps, wall maps, aeronautical charts, aerial photo library, calendars, digital mapping database, road and city maps, atlases.

Turistautak.hu - Map of Hiking Trails

Hungarian word 'turistautak' means 'hiking trails'. The community of this site uses GPS to create track logs of all trails and roads countryside. Turistautak.hu creates a universal digital map using these track data, that can be reached from this web site: watching in web browser, planning trips and downloading into mapping GPS units. Garmin map can be downloaded from here and Magellan users will also find download on this page. Downloading needs a free registration.

Szabolcs Kókay - Wildlife Artist & Illustrator

Introduction; prizes; gallery: watercolours, oils, acrylics, drawings; published works: books, posters, magazines, logos, nature trails; field sketches; travel reports.

"Nimfea" Environment and Nature Conservation Association

The "Nimfea" Environment and Nature Conservation Association is one of the biggest organisations of the Trans-Tiszanian region, with more than a thousand members, 13 well operating member organisations and one central office in Túrkeve to ensure the fluent operation. The "Nimfea" works in the Great Hungarian Plain as a non-governmental organisation, solving tasks related to the environment- and nature protection.

Kiskunság National Park

With its colourful world of horse-breeding farms, village tourism, spas, wines, food specialities and various cultural and ethnographical values, the Danube-Tisza Interfluve region provides great opportunities for tourism. The Kiskunság National Park Management Centre is in charge of an approximate 284,165 acres of protected area. The main objective of the Kiskunság National Park is to preserve and maintain the matchless treasure, and also to show it to anyone interested in a way that satisfies both tourists' needs and the topmost aim of preservation.

Birding.hu - Information for Field-birders

The objective of birding.hu is to provide quick, helpful information to field-birders in Hungary. Our aim is to give quality information in hopes of improving field-birding, so anyone anywhere can get up-to-date news about interesting birds.

The Greyfriend's Pumi World

Unique computerized pumi data base which includes information on origin, health, dog show and working results of nearly 7500 Pumis. Information on old and new Hungarian and foreign kennels and breeding lines. Collection of old and recent documents, essays, studies and stories. Collection of drawings, grahpics, photos and video recordings of Pumis. Professional advice on coat care specific to Pumis.

Agates from Hungary

The website presents Tivadar Pécsi's collection of minerals with hundreds of photos, which can be seen from worldwide minerals and gems. Tivadar has a large collection of Hungarian agates and opals. To list a few: moss agate, dendrite agate, pseudo agate, precious opal, fire opal, opalized wood…

Agates from Hungary (Eger)

Presentation of agates and minerals from Hungary. Review of tour routes, his review, accounts of experiences are mineral collectors. Many high-resolution photos from minerals. There is an opportunity to buy Hungarian agates.