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Topographic maps

Links to sites that offer good quality topographic maps. Many of these sites have an export and/or a buy map option.

Worldwide

The following sites provide maps, with satellite imagery, relief contours and street maps, for the whole world:

United States

Maps of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which cover the whole territory of the United States at scale 1:24 k, are free and can be downloaded from several sites. See also: Example: Kings canyon National Park (georeferenced USGS map, scale 1:24k, size: 53 Mo)

Canada

Australia

Sample map: Fraser_Island_sample.zip

New Zealand


Peter Robins' site contains excellent map viewers for many european countries.
(It has also interesting links and explanations on map projections).

Sweden

Norway

Finland

Italy

Sample map: Bardi region (at scale 1:25k)

Germany

United Kingdom

See page Import a map for an example on importing a topographic map of the Ordnance Survey into Multiplans.
Sample map: England_SouthEast.zip

France

Switzerland

To buy swiss maps:
Swiss Map Raster: the swiss maps in digital format (those maps are great to use in Multiplans)
Link to buy swisstopo maps in paper and/or digital format: toposhop

Luxembourg

Spain

Portugal

Austria

Czech Republic

Poland

Other

If you know of web sites (or programs) that contain topographic maps of good quality for a country or region, please send us a link so we can complete this list!
I thank Toby Hawkes, Jonas Ewe, Christer Tonning and John Thorn for pointing out some links to me.

See also the section on topographic maps on page Download maps.