USGS EROS Archive - Digital Maps - National Atlas

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The National Atlas of the United States products are specialized geospatial, geostatistical, and thematic maps for the United States in digital raster and/or vector format.

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National Atlas - Nightime lights of North America

National Atlas product of Nighttime Lights of North America.
(Public domain)

The National Atlas products available on EarthExplorer are static and no longer supported to reflect corrections or new data sources.

There are 624 datasets available in various formats, such as Shapefile, TIFF, and BIL.  Some of the available datasets are listed below:

  • North American Atlas – Bathymetry
  • North American Atlas - Political Boundaries
  • Cities and Towns
  • Hydrologic Unit Boundaries
  • Invasive Plants - Leafy Spurge
  • Federal Lands of the United States
  • 100-Meter Resolution Elevation of the Conterminous United States
  • North American Atlas – Roads

Additional Information

The National Map provides more current topographic maps and other geographic data by offering a range of scales and layers of geospatial information.

Access Data

EarthExplorer can be used to search, preview, and download National Atlas data. The collections are located under the Digital Maps category.