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What formats are available for hydrography data products in The National Map?

Depending on the product type, hydrography data are offered in Esri File Geodatabase 10.1, Shapefile or GeoPackage formats. National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) data is available as national extracts, state extracts, 4-digit sub-regions, 8-digit sub-basins, or in a specified extent from The National Map Downloader. A national extent of medium and high resolution NHD data in File Geodatabase format is also staged here.

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