Design Confidently with the World’s Largest Map Library

Equator instantly connects leading infrastructure designers to the best elevation data online, in their 3D global mapping platform.

Join other leading infrastructure designers on Equator


Design has changed, today…

Every great design starts with great data.

Mistakes and untested assumptions are a designer’s biggest fear. Was that proposal scoped well? Do I have the right background data? Are my models correct?

We get it. But the access to the answers you need has never been easier. We’ll help you find the best data for your proposal or project and become a rock star design team.

Accurate elevation data, available online

Instant access to CAD ready exports

Easy to use online design software

Up to date coverage in the US, NZ and Canada

Equator has helped thousands of designers…

Win projects, gain confidence and start designing with Equator

We believe all infrastructure designers deserve better access to high-resolution elevation data, right from day one. This is why we have compiled the largest library of public, high-resolution elevation data on the planet, made it available through a central search engine, and created purpose-built design tools – to empower the whole team.

Win more business

Stand out from the competition with better insights, lower surveying costs, and more efficient data processing.

Avoid costly mistakes

Speedy access to the data you need, right from the kickoff, including LiDAR accurate to a few inches.

Fast deliverable turn-around

LiDAR data conversion services for multiple platforms (CAD, GIS, PPT) – we have data that meets your specifications.

Transform How Your Design Team Works.

The most accurate topographic data online. Guaranteed.

With over 1 Billion Hectares of LiDAR point clouds, we are confident you will find the answers you need. Our satisfied users can attest…

“We previously would request LIDAR/contour information from one person who was experienced in downloading the files. With Equator, it is accessible to everyone.”

Senior Project Manager


I’m so happy I can gather data really quickly and better understand the site, especially at the preliminary phase for the initial design work. It’s a great help for our proposals.

Civil Engineer

Crozier Consulting

Equator saves me hours of time looking for elevation data and setting up Civil 3D drawings. The contours generated from LiDAR using Equator are beautiful, and accurate.

Senior Civil Designer

Urban Tech

How to Get Started

Equator is your new personal GIS mapping assistant.  No more bottlenecks to data, get your project started on the right foot today.

Open Equator

Click here to access the Equator online mapping platform

Create an Account

Signup using your favourite email address

Access the Best Data

Pick from thousands of built-in LiDAR data sets, and other maps

Plans for every team, project, and budget


$0/ user per month

Mapmaking tools, unlimited layers and projects.  Up to 15 custom elevation deliverables in Site Builder.


$30/ user per month

Unlimited custom elevation deliverables in Site Builder. Client-invoices. Full access to Equator tools.



Unlock access to all the benefits Equator offers, for your whole team.  Minimum 20 users.

We built Equator to solve the problems we faced first hand

While working in the infrastructure industry, our founders faced many challenges in accessing high-quality site insights. Equator was founded to fix the problem and provide infrastructure designers unprecedented access to the world’s data.