Basemaps

Esri provides a wide range of online maps that are worldwide in scope for ArcGIS users to include in their own maps and applications. The maps include streets, imagery, topography, and a wide variety of more specialized maps. The following table lists many of the available maps and their capabilities. More details about each map are provided in the item details hyperlinked to each map service name. You can view a complete list of the available maps in the Living Atlas of the World. For more information on accessing the content programmatically, see the Map Service section of the REST API.

Map service

Category

Supported Operations

National Geographic World Map

National Geographic World Map

Basemaps

Export Map

Identify

Find

Generate KML

USA Topo Maps

USA Topo Maps

Basemaps

Export Map

Generate KML

World Imagery

World Imagery

Basemaps

Export Map

Identify

Find

Generate KML

World Ocean Base

Ocean Base

Basemaps

Export Map

Generate KML

World Physical Map

World Physical Map

Basemaps

Export Map

Generate KML

World Shaded Relief

World Shaded Relief

Basemaps

Export Map

Generate KML

World Street Map

World Street Map

Basemaps

Export Map

Generate KML

World Terrain Base

World Terrain Base

Basemaps

Export Map

Generate KML

World Topographic Map

World Topographic Map

Basemaps

Export Map

Identify

Find

Generate KML

World Boundaries and Places

World Boundaries and Places

Reference Layers

Export Map

Generate KML

World Boundaries and Places Alternate

World Boundaries and Places Alternate

Reference Layers

Export Map

Generate KML

World Ocean Reference

Ocean Reference

Reference Layers

Export Map

Generate KML

World Reference Overlay

World Reference Overlay

Reference Layers

Export Map

Generate KML

World Transportation

World Transportation

Reference Layers

Export Map

Generate KML

DeLorme World Basemap

DeLorme World Basemap

Specialty Maps

Export Map

Generate KML

World Dark Gray Base

World Dark Gray Base

Canvas Maps

Export Map

Generate KML

World Light Gray Base

World Light Gray Base

Canvas Maps

Export Map

Generate KML

World Dark Gray Reference

World Dark Gray Reference

Canvas Maps

Export Map

Generate KML

World Light Gray Reference

World Light Gray Reference

Canvas Maps

Export Map

Generate KML

Map services and supported operations

3/3/2017