The National Map - Data Delivery
GIS Data Download
Maps and GIS Data are available for digital download.
The Topographic Maps and GIS data provided in The National Map are pre-generated into downloadable products often available in multiple formats. The vector datasets include: The National Hydrography Dataset(s), Watershed Boundary Dataset, Governmental Boundary Units; Transportation, Structures, Elevation Contours and Geographic Names. Raster datasets include: Digital Elevation Models (DEMs), Orthoimagery, and Land Cover. Lidar point cloud data is also available over many areas of the US.
See our Dataset List for a brief explanation of these products.
Data Download Applications
Historical maps can also be explored in detail and downloaded via the TopoView Application (Training Video Lesson 9b).
Download Manager Tool/uGET - Facilitates large file count downloads. (Training Video Lesson 4d)
Historical Data Archives - Access our historical imagery and other data through EarthExplorer (Training Video Lesson 7a-c).
Hazards Events - Access to hazards event data through the Hazards Data Distribution System (Training Video Lesson 7d).
TNM Access API - Access to Datasets, Notifications, Products and Services through TNM Access.
Raster Conversion Tools - Information about available raster conversion scripts