World Imagery Basemap Updated with Very High Resolution Imagery and Additional Scale Levels

Blog Post created by SMatthews-esristaff Employee on Nov 19, 2015

The World Imagery Basemap can now support imagery down to L23, which would potentially support imagery down to 2cm or 1in per pixel. Imagery has already been updated to include very high resolutions for several communities, down to L20 (15cm or 6in resolution) or L21 (7.5cm or 3in resolution).

Salt Lake County, Utah


Story County, Iowa


This map tour visits selected areas in several communities where very high resolution imagery is now available. Imagery is re-sampled at the largest scales if not provided at very high resolution.