National Atlas

Please see the National Atlas products page for a complete listing of the products and services currently included in the National Atlas. Please visit this page for information about these when the National Atlas program ends: What’s going to happen to...
There is page for questions and answers about the end of the National Atlas. For other questions about the National Atlas, please contact us by phone, email, social media, or webchat.   NOTICE: The National Atlas of the United States will be taken...
Yes. The National Atlas offers many page-sized maps. Please see the Printable Maps page for the latest list of the Printable Maps we offer. These maps will be available from nationalmap.gov on October 1, 2014.The following sites have links to United...
Yes, the National Atlas provides information on finding and displaying USGS topographic maps and digital aerial photographs. Current topographic maps (called US Topos) as well as most historic topographic maps are available online from the USGS Store....
Our maps and data are intended for use at national or large regional scales. Most of our data are collected at scale of 1:2,000,000 or 1:1,000,000 (where an inch on the map at that scale is roughly 15.8 miles). Each dataset includes detailed...
There are several ways to get more detailed information than what you find in the National Atlas.For basic map themes, such as streams, roads, and boundaries, we recommend visiting The National Map page.Also, the National Atlas Map Maker includes links...
Yes and they're free. Nearly all map layers presented within our Map Maker are available for use outside the National Atlas. You can download these map layers at no cost using file transfer protocol (FTP). See our National Atlas Data Download page for...
Sure, as long as your application supports the open Web Map Service (WMS) implementation specification. Consult our technical information about the National Atlas WMS. The National Atlas WMS for thematic data will be discontinued on September 30, 2014....
An up-to-date Web browser is the most important software that you need to use nationalatlas.gov. Browsers known to work include Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. Many earlier releases of these browsers work fine as well....
Streamer has its own set of Frequently Asked Questions. Streamer is now managed by the National Hydrography Dataset program. NOTICE: The National Atlas of the United States will be taken offline on September 30, 2014.