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Our multimedia gallery represents a collection of high-quality images, videos, webcams, posters, presentations, and documents produced by the National Geospatial Program (NGP).

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August 31, 2016

The US Interagency Elevation Inventory (USIEI) (Lesson 11a)

Lesson 11a: The US Interagency Elevation Inventory (USIEI) - This video demonstrates how to use the USIEI application to zoom, view footprints and attributes for existing topographic and bathymetric data and download the inventory to navigate to sites where the data can be downloaded. For the complete listing of videos part of the 'Using The National Map Products and

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August 31, 2016

Creating a KML file and Shapefile (Lesson 11c)

Lesson 11c: Creating a KML file and Shapefile - In this lesson, you will learn how to create a KML file for your area of interest in Google Earth, and how to create a shapefile using the SeaSketch Interagency Elevation and Bathymetry Coordination site.

August 31, 2016

Using SeaSketch to View 3DEP Lidar Areas of Interest (Lesson 11d)

Lesson 11d: Using SeaSketch to View 3DEP Lidar Areas of Interest - In this lesson you will learn how to zoom to your area of interest and view the footprints of existing and proposed topographic lidar projects. For the complete listing of videos part of the 'Using The National Map Products and Services' training, visit this link:

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August 31, 2016

Using the 3DEP BAA —Public Areas of Interest Project Collector Tool

Lesson 11b: Using the 3DEP BAA- Public Areas of Interest Project Collector Tool - In this lesson, you will learn how to use the public areas of interest project collection tool to add your lidar project to the SeaSketch Demonstration Site for Federal Mapping Data Acquisition Coordination. 

Image shows a silver benchmark set in concrete
July 20, 2016

USGS National Center Benchmark

A USGS benchmark at the USGS National Center.

Disney Epcot
June 20, 2016

Disney Epcot - Osceola county FL

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of Disney Epcot colorized by elevation.  Produced from QL2+ lidar acquired over Osceola County and the Reedy Creek Improvement District in Florida.

Black and white photo showing an engraver creating a contour plate for a topographic map
April 27, 2016

Copper Plate Engraver

With great precision, an engraver carefully cuts away small ribbons of copper to create the contour plate for a USGS topographic map.

Alaska Surveying
April 25, 2016

Alaska Surveyors Circa 1924

Alaska surveying crew circa 1924 using alidade and plane table; transportation by dogsled. USGS photo files.

Alaska IfSAR Elevation Image
April 22, 2016

Alaska IFSAR Elevation Image

Alaska IfSAR elevation shaded relief .jpg image created using new 5-meter elevation grid data near Anchorage.

ALASKA IFSAR DEM
April 19, 2016

Alaska IfSAR DEM Scene

Shaded relief image of Digital Elevation Model of glaciated area in Alaska.

Digital Elevation Model in the Atchafalaya Basin, LA
April 19, 2016

DEM in the Atchafalaya Basin, LA

Digital Elevation Model in the Atchafalaya Basin, LA

3D Lidar Point Cloud of the United States Capitol Building
April 18, 2016

3DEP US Capitol Building

3D Lidar Point Cloud of the US Capitol Building in Washington DC from 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) quality lidar data.