Terrains, maps and embargoed areas

Embargoed areas:

1. Devín

2. Sahara (Záhorie)

3. Borský Mikuláš

4. Stupava

5. Kršlenica (Plavecký Mikuláš)

6. Sološnica

7. Rovnice (Bratislava) – backup terrain

8. Borský Mikuláš II

All embargoed areas are out of bounds for all potential ETOC 2018 team members (competitors, officials, escorts, etc.) and any other person who may influence the results of the competitions by any knowledge of the terrain.

Terrains and maps:

 

Detail view from old maps Terrain description Old maps New maps
  1. Devín (Bratislava)
(48.173663, 16.978794)

An ancient ruins of castle Devín located on a spectacular rocky cliff with archaeological excavations reminding marked ground plans of buildings, grassy hilly areas. 150 – 200m above sea level.

Last FootO competition in year 2015. Never used for TrailO.

1:3000, e=5m, 2014, ISSOM

http://www.orienteering.sk/maps-new/mapy/mapa/mapa.php?j=sl&id=1390

1:4000, e=2.5m
2017, ISSOM

  

2. Sahara (Záhorie)
(48.635100, 17.321255)

A flat terrain of military area in lowland Záhorie – pine forest and sand meadows with dunes and artificial objects. 200 – 250m above sea level.

Never used for orienteering.

  3. Borský Mikuláš
(48.628111, 17.223697)

A typical flat terrain for lowland Záhorie – pine forest with sand dunes. A forest path with mostly firm surface but on some places with sand surface. 200 – 250m above sea level.

Last FootO competition in year 2016. Last TrailO competition in year 2015.

1:4000, e=2m, 2015, ISSOM

http://www.orienteering.sk/maps-new/mapy/mapa/mapa.php?j=sl&id=1034

1:4000, e=2.5m
2017, ISSOM

  4. Stupava
(48.280444, 17.055993)

A typical Little Carpathians hilly terrain covered by deciduous forests and parks with various vegetation – mostly maintained lawns and deciduous forests. 180 – 280m above sea level.

Last FootO competition in year 1990 (2000). Never used for TrailO.

1:15000, e=5m, 1990, 1:5000, e=5m, 2000, ISOM

http://www.orienteering.sk/maps-new/mapy/mapa/mapa.php?j=sl&id=649

http://www.orienteering.sk/maps-new/mapy/mapa/mapa.php?j=sl&id=73

1:4000, e=2.5m
2017, ISSOM

5. Plavecký Mikuláš
(48.502577, 17.320693)

A typical karst valley with karst surface and high steep slopes. Territory largely covered by deciduous forests with beech, common ash, sycamore maple and linden. 300 – 500m above sea.

Never used for orienteering.

1:4000, e=2.5m
2017, ISSOM
6. Sološnica
(48.448669, 17.250037)

A typical Little Carpathians valley. Territory largely covered by deciduous forests with beech, common ash, sycamore maple and linden. 300 – 500m above sea level.

Never used for orienteering.

 backup terrain
  7. Rovnice (Bratislava)
(48.148713, 17.072576)

University campus with various vegetation – mostly maintained lawns and deciduous forests, botanical garden. 130 – 200m above sea level.

Last FootO competition in year 2014. Last TrailO competition in year 2014.

1:4000, e=2,5m, 2014, ISSOM, backup terrain

http://www.orienteering.sk/maps-new/mapy/mapa/mapa.php?j=sl&id=1238

3. Borský Mikuláš II
(48.6414317, 17.2275847)

A typical flat terrain for lowland Záhorie – pine forest with sand dunes. A forest path with mostly firm surface but on some places with sand surface. 200 – 250m above sea level.

Last FootO competition in year 2016. Never used for TrailO.

 1:10000, e=2.5m, 2011, ISOM

http://www.orienteering.sk/maps-new/mapy/mapa/mapa.php?j=sl&id=1104

1:4000, e=2.5m
2017, ISSOM