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World Dark Gray Base

World Dark Gray Base map

Map Service Name: World_Dark_Gray_Base

Description: This map service draws attention to your thematic content by providing a neutral background with minimal colors, labels, and features. Only key information is represented to provide geographic context, allowing your data to come to the foreground. This dark gray map supports bright colors, creating a visually compelling map graphic, which helps your reader see the patterns intended.

The map shows populated places, water, roads, urban areas, parks, building footprints, and administrative boundaries. Alignment of boundaries is a presentation of the feature provided by Esri data vendors and does not imply endorsement by Esri or any governing authority. This map was compiled by Esri using HERE data, DeLorme basemap layers, OpenStreetMap contributors, Esri basemap data, and select data from the GIS user community. Worldwide coverage is provided from Level 0 (1:591M scale) through Level 10 (1:577k scale). In North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, India, Australia and New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, and select countries in the Middle East coverage is provided from Level 11 (1:288k scale) through Level 16 (1:9k scale).

For details on data sources in this map service, view World Canvas Contributors (PDF).

As illustrated in the coverage map below, worldwide coverage is provided in World Standard and Advanced (down to ~1:9k) and World Basic (down to ~1:577 and ~1:72k in select areas); regional coverage is provided in North America Standard and Advanced (down to ~1:9k). The World Dark Gray Reference layer includes similar coverage. View the coverage map to learn more about the levels of detail:

World coverage for World Dark Gray Base map 6.3

Attribution: Sources: Esri, HERE, DeLorme, MapmyIndia, © OpenStreetMap contributors, and the GIS user community

Coordinate System: Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (WKID 102100)

Tiling Scheme: Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere

Map Service Data Format: Map server cache in mixed cache format