Tag: Basemap

Go Down Under with the Ocean Basemap!

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The Ocean Basemap team has been hard at work in expanding the data content in the World Ocean Basemap!  The latest release, which went live October 15, 2014, features data from Geoscience Australia. Geoscience Australia, along with several other responsibilities, … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best ArcGIS Online Basemap for Your Maps and Apps

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We presented this Technical Workshop as part of the 2014 User Conference with the following goal: How to maximize the quality of your web map or app beginning with the selection of the best basemap. There are a number of … Continue reading

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Contribute to the Living Atlas of the World

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ArcGIS includes a Living Atlas of the World with useful and authoritative maps on many topics. The Living Atlas of the World is a collection of thousands of maps, intelligent map layers, imagery, tools, and apps built by ArcGIS users … Continue reading

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A New Level of Cool: The Arctic Ocean Basemap

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The Ocean Basemap Team is happy to announce that the Arctic Ocean Basemap has been released as a beta version and is publicly available! The Arctic Ocean Basemap uses the Alaska Polar Stereographic projection (WKID 5936) and is cached from 1:451,295, 122 … Continue reading

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National Geographic Historic and Reference Maps Available in ArcGIS Online

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ArcGIS Online includes a living atlas of the world with beautiful and authoritative maps on many topics, including a rich and growing collection of historical maps from several leading publishers.  With the latest addition to this collection, National Geographic has … Continue reading

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New Data in the World Ocean Basemap!

The Ocean Basemap Team is thrilled to announce a new contributor to the Ocean Basemap Program:  OceanWise!  As part of the Community Maps program, the Ocean Basemap grows and expands based on contributions from the community.  Thanks to OceanWise, the World Ocean Basemap now includes 6 arc-second, or approximately 180 m resolution data for all of the British Isles.

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175,000 U.S. Historical Maps–Now Online!

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More than 175,000 historical topographic maps from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are now available on ArcGIS Online. For over 130 years, the USGS has prepared these detailed maps to accurately show the complex geography of the nation. Maps cover … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with New Capabilities in the Ocean Basemap

The Ocean Basemap Team has been thrilled at all of the feedback we’ve been receiving on the new World Ocean Basemap.  Thank you all for both your comments and compliments – the World Ocean Basemap grows and evolves based on your feedback.  Alongside the new split basemap, the latest release of the Ocean Basemap also features some other very exciting enhancements.  Continue reading

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The New Ocean Basemap

The Ocean Basemap team is thrilled to announce the latest release of the World Ocean Basemap!  This new release reflects an exciting and major change to the structure of the basemap.  The World Ocean Basemap now consists of two layers:  the base layer with the hydrographic and terrestrial cartography and a separate reference layer that contains the reference information and labels, such as soundings, subsurface feature names, and administrative boundaries.  This change will better serve the World Ocean Basemap community in their maps and applications. Continue reading

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Africa expansion highlights latest AGOL basemap updates

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As home to over 1 billion people, Africa is the world’s second most populous continent. As part of our continuing roll out providing global map coverage at the largest scales, Africa is our latest update for the ArcGIS.com basemaps. Detailed … Continue reading

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