Create base plans from the Illinois topographic map

Find, create, and share Illinois topographic data faster than ever before!

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Why do civil engineers, architects, and designers use Equator to create base plans?

The Illinois topographic map can be used to export elevation data directly into a CAD format, saving professionals days of time.

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Why experts choose us.

AEC professionals use the Illinois Topographic map in Equator to view and extract elevation data. Generate Cross sections from the topography in Equator, or exported for use in other CAD software. The best available topographic data for Illinois accessible using Equator.

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Where does Equator get the data?

The United States Geological Survey (USGS), specifically their 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) manages the nations public LiDAR dataset. You can read more about the 3DEP here. In general, the built-in point clouds are sourced from a library of airborne LiDAR surveys that are managed by the USGS, and connected to Equator for ease of access.

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How accurate is the map?

Most LiDAR data that you will find in Equator is derived from Quality Level 0, 1, 2 or 3 LiDAR. You will be able to benefit from the highest quality elevation data available in the State of Illinois.

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