The table below shows alternatives to the National Map if the site is down or unresponsive. These might also be faster and easier to use. Most options now require you to get pre-packaged tiles, instead of packaging the region on demand that was possible with the Seamless Server model.
|Data layer||Alternative source||Comments|
1" and 1/3" NED, and option to get Geotiff, which is the best format for MICRODEM
|NLCD||MLRC||Probably faster and simpler than National Map, which does not have
the 1992 data.
Insure the program can recognize this data set after downloading and uncompressing it.
|Gazetteer||USGS NAMES server|
|Structures||http://nationalmap.gov/structures.html Alternative to Gazetteer for some applications.|
|For the elevation data, the GridFloat will be the best option; otherwise you will need GDAL.|
Zoom map to show your area.
Pick the option for "Current extent" on the top of the mpa.
Click on results to see metada for the data sets. You must pick
the data you want and add to your cart (you use +All instead of checking
Download each layer individually.
Last revision 4/28/2018