Sanborn Contour Maps products are mapping datasets that display highly accurate contour lines showing equal elevation that correspond to the orthometric heights of the bare earth surface. The contour lines and contour intervals depict elevation / altitude and depth, illustrating the general terrain for an area. Improvements in aerial data acquisition and production methodologies have increased the accuracy of current topographic maps, while helping to reduce the time needed to create them. To develop topo maps, aerial data acquisition is used primarily (supplemented by ground survey where necessary) as larger areas can be mapped more efficiently than through conventional survey methods.
Typical uses for Sanborn Contour Maps Include:
- Land Development
- Floodplain Analysis
- DOT Route Location
- Emergency Response
- FEMA Mapping
- Coastal Engineering
- Storm Water Management
- Disaster Preparedness
- Water Supply and Quality Monitoring
- Land Transportation and Safety
Who benefits from Sanborn Topographic Maps?
The surface of the Earth is continuously changing on local, regional, national and global scales. Changes in terrain can have significant impacts for people, economies and the environment. Organizations that will benefit from the information derived from Sanborn Contour Maps are: State, local, and county governments, Land developers, Departments of Transportation, Engineering firms, and Military entities.
- Topographic Maps price catalog is subject to change
- Order acceptance subject to Sanborn approval
- High relief and dense terrain topo maps areas subject to Sanborn approval
- Product is warranted for 90 days as defined in the End User License agreement
- Shipping and handling fees may apply.
- .dwg (AutoCAD)
- .dxf (Drawing exchange)
- .shp (ESRI)
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