World Imagery

World Imagery basemap

Map Service Name: World_Imagery

Description: World Imagery provides one meter or better satellite and aerial imagery in many parts of the world and lower resolution satellite imagery worldwide. The map includes 15m TerraColor imagery at small and mid-scales (591M down to 72k) and 2.5m SPOT Imagery (288k to 72k) for the world, and USGS 15m Landsat imagery for Antarctica. The map features 0.3m resolution imagery in the continental United States and 0.6m resolution imagery in parts of Western Europe from Digital Globe. In other parts of the world, 1 meter resolution imagery is available from GeoEye IKONOS, Getmapping, AeroGRID, and IGP Portugal. 1m USDA NAIP imagery is available in select states of the US. Additionally, imagery at different resolutions has been contributed by the GIS User Community.

For details on data sources in this map service, view the list of World Imagery Map Contributors (PDF).

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

Coverage for World Basic Imagery 6.2

Scale (Level)StandardAdvanced

1:4,000 (Level 17)

1:2,000 (Level 18)

1:1,000 (Level 19)

Larger coverage maps are available.

Attribution: Source: Esri, DigitalGlobe, USDA, USGS, GeoEye, Getmapping, AeroGRID, IGN, IGP, UPR-EGP, and the GIS Community

Coordinate System: Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (WKID 102100)

Tiling Scheme: Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere

Map Service Data Format: Map Server Cache in JPEG Format