Rescue Map Maker

Create rescue maps and figures in minutes using the most accurate topographic data online. Share maps in real-time.

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Rescue Map Maker

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What is Equator?

Equator is online map-making software for civil engineers, architects, and designers. Equator includes thousands of built-in data sets, like LiDAR and DEMs and easy-to-use design and map making tools. Create accurate, professional maps in minutes!

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Make a rescue map in Equator

  • Navigate to your location of interest
  • Add elevation data and layer on base maps
  • Take measurements and markup your map
  • Add labels, icons and images
  • Share your map online with others, or publish for print

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Equator GIS CAD Software Integrations

Integrate your map with other software

We’ve made it easy to integrate into your current workflow to get you up and running without friction.

Equator supports popular GIS and CAD data formats, so map layers like LiDAR can be easily exported to Civil 3D, ArcGIS, Google Earth, or other platforms.

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How to Get Started

Step 1

Open Equator, a map-making platform that works in your browser.

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Step 2

Create an account by signing up with your favorite email address.

Step 3

Use the built-in search engine and design tools to find elevation data and build your map.

Frequently Asked Questions

A rescue map is a map of the area that includes all of the important information first responders need to find and help people who are trapped or injured. Rescue maps can be created in a variety of ways, but the most common type is a physical model made from cardboard or foam core board.

It can include things like building footprints, street names, utility info, detailed information on escape routes, evacuation shelters, and key medical facilities.

They can be used by first responders such as firefighters and paramedics, as well as civilians who need to evacuate quickly in a disaster situation.

These maps provide vital information to first responders and rescuers, helping them to navigate unfamiliar terrain and locate victims quickly and efficiently.