Data Appliance overview

The following five product options are available with Data Appliance 6.1 for ArcGIS:

  • Data Appliance for ArcGIS World Basic—Includes all maps and imagery available on the Data Appliance at small and medium scales down to 1:72,000. (Formerly known as Data Appliance for ArcGIS World Small-Scale Collection.)
  • Data Appliance for ArcGIS World Standard—Includes everything in World Basic plus all large-scale maps worldwide. For World Imagery, large-scale imagery is a subset of the imagery available in the World Advanced option. Coverage for World Imagery matches coverage available at 6.0. (Formerly known as Data Appliance for ArcGIS World Premier Collection.)
  • Data Appliance for ArcGIS World Advanced (NEW)—Includes everything in World Basic and World Standard. For World Imagery, all high-resolution imagery is included. For details, see the World Imagery service description.
  • Data Appliance for ArcGIS North America Standard—Includes everything in World Basic plus all large-scale maps for North America. For World Imagery, large scale imagery is a subset of the imagery available in the North America Advanced option. Coverage for World Imagery matches coverage available at 6.0. (Formerly known as Data Appliance for ArcGIS North America Collection.)
  • Data Appliance for ArcGIS North America Advanced (NEW)—Includes everything in World Basic and North America Standard. For World Imagery, all high-resolution imagery is included for North America. For details, see the World Imagery service description.

Each Data Appliance product option is comprised of one or two collections as shown in the following table:

If you purchasedYou receive

Data Appliance for ArcGIS World Basic

Collection 1

Data Appliance for ArcGIS World Standard

Collection 2

Data Appliance for ArcGIS World Advanced

Collection 2

Collection 3

Data Appliance for ArcGIS North America Standard

Collection 4

Data Appliance for ArcGIS North America Advanced

Collection 4

Collection 5

For details on the services available with each product option, see the Data Appliance service summary table below.

Data Appliance coverage map

As illustrated in the following coverage map, worldwide coverage is provided in World Standard and World Advanced (down to largest scale available) and World Basic (down to ~1:72k); regional coverage is provided in North America Standard and North America Advanced (down to largest scale available).

Coverage for Data Appliance 6.1 options

A larger coverage map is available.

Data Appliance service summary

The following tables summarize the differences between the services included with each Data Appliance option.

Basemaps

ServiceThumbnailOverviewCoverage for World Basic (Collection 1)Coverage for World Standard (Collection 2)Coverage for World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3)Coverage for North America Standard (Collection 4)Coverage for North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5)

World Imagery

World Imagery map

Includes high-resolution imagery for North America, Europe, and other areas around the world and low-resolution satellite imagery for the rest of the world.

~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

~1:36k to ~1:1k Limited global coverage

Geographic coverage and levels of detail for ~1:36k to ~1:1k is the same as Data Appliance 6.0 and a subset of what is included with World Advanced. See Coverage Map.

~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

~1:36k to ~1:1k Limited global coverage

~1:36k to ~1:1k Complete United States, Australia, and New Zealand coverage and most of Europe. See Coverage Map.

~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

~1:36k to ~1:1k Limited global coverage

Geographic coverage and levels of detail for ~1:36k to ~1:1k is the same as Data Appliance 6.0 and a subset of what is included with North America Advanced. See Coverage Map.

~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

~1:36k to ~1:1k Complete United States coverage. See Coverage Map.

ServiceThumbnailOverviewCoverage

National Geographic World Map

National Geographic World Map

Designed to be used as a general reference map for informational and educational purposes as well as a basemap by GIS professionals and other users.

World Basic (Collection 1): ~1:591M to ~1:144k Global; ~1:72k United States

World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:144k Global; ~1:72k to ~1:9k United States

Ocean Basemap

Ocean Basemap

Mature Support*: Includes bathymetry, surface and subsurface feature names, and derived depths.

World Basic (Collection 1): ~1:591M to ~1:577k Global; ~1:288k to ~1:72k Limited global coverage

World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:577k Global; ~1:288k to ~1:9k Limited global coverage

USA Topographic Maps

USA Topographic Maps

Includes land cover for the world and detailed topographic maps for the United States at various scales.

World Basic (Collection 1): ~1:591M to ~1:1M Global; ~1:577k to ~1:72k United States

World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:1M Global; ~1:577k to ~1:18k United States

World Light Gray Base

Light Gray Base (canvas map)

Designed to add thematic content to a neutral background with minimal colors, labels, and features.

World Basic (Collection 1): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global; ~1:36k to ~1:9k Limited global coverage

World Ocean Base

World Ocean Base map

Map of the oceans showing bathymetry.

World Basic (Collection 1): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global; ~1:288k to ~1:72k Limited global coverage

World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:577k Global; ~1:288k to ~1:9k Limited global coverage

World Physical Map

World Physical Map

A Natural Earth physical map for the world.

World Basic (Collection 1), World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:2M Global

World Shaded Relief

World Shaded Relief map

Includes surface elevation as shaded relief. It is intended for use as a basemap layer to add shaded relief to other GIS maps.

World Basic (Collection 1), World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

World Street Map

World Street Map

Includes highway-level data for the world and street-level data for a number of countries.

World Basic (Collection 1): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global; ~1:36k to ~1:1k In select areas

World Topographic Map

World Topographic Map

Includes administrative boundaries, cities, water features, parks, landmarks, highways, roads, railways, and airports.

World Basic (Collection 1): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global; ~1:36k to ~1:1k In select areas

* See ArcGIS Product Lifecycle Support Policy for more information on mature support.

Reference layers

ServiceThumbnailOverviewCoverage

World Boundaries and Places

World Boundaries and Places reference layer

Includes boundaries and place-names for the world.

World Basic (Collection 1): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global; ~1:36k to ~1:1k in select areas

World Boundaries and Places Alternate

World Boundaries and Places Alternate reference layer

Includes boundaries and place-names for the world. Designed for overlay on shaded relief basemaps.

World Basic (Collection 1), World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:144k Global

World Light Gray Reference

World Light Gray Reference layer

Provides labels for selected cities and towns around the world in support of the World Light Gray Base map.

World Basic (Collection 1):~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global; ~1:36k to ~1:9k Limited global coverage

World Ocean Reference

World Ocean Reference layer

Shows surface and subsurface feature names and derived depths.

World Basic (Collection 1): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global; ~1:36k to ~1:9k Limited global coverage

World Transportation

World Transportation reference layer

Includes transportation data for the world. Designed to overlay imagery basemaps.

World Basic (Collection 1): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global

World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:72k Global; ~1:36k to ~1:1k in select areas

USA Elevation

USA Elevation globe

USA elevation layer for use in ArcGIS Explorer Desktop and ArcGlobe.

Not Applicable

World Elevation

World Elevation globe

World elevation layer for use in ArcGIS Explorer Desktop and ArcGlobe.

Not Applicable

Specialty maps

ServiceThumbnailOverviewCoverage

DeLorme World Basemap

DeLorme World Basemap

Mature Support*: This topographic basemap is a seamless global dataset that portrays transportation, hydrography, jurisdiction boundaries, and major geographic features.

World Basic (Collection 1), World Standard (Collection 2), World Advanced (Collection 2 & Collection 3), North America Standard (Collection 4), North America Advanced (Collection 4 & Collection 5): ~1:591M to ~1:288k Global

* See ArcGIS Product Lifecycle Support Policy for more information on mature support.