RIK – Swedish Grid Maps

Driver short name


Supported by GDAL for read access. This format is used in maps issued by the swedish organization Lantmäteriet. Supports versions 1, 2 and 3 of the RIK format, but only 8 bits per pixel.

This driver is based on the work done in the TRikPanel project.

NOTE: Implemented as gdal/frmts/rik/rikdataset.cpp.

Driver capabilities

Supports Georeferencing

This driver supports georeferencing

Supports VirtualIO

This driver supports virtual I/O operations (/vsimem/, etc.)