Create 1ft contours or any other interval. Equator is flexible to the needs of your project.
Export to CAD
Export your contours in the format that works for you like DXF, SHP or GeoTIFF.
View Online First
Preview contours online generated from the Minnesota Topographic Map.
Data Quality Report
Easily check out the metadata to learn more about the coordinate system and data quality.
Custom Area Selector
You define the export area, in any shape. Simply draw a polygon around your site.
Share with Others
One-click sharing of Minnesota contours online with others.
Base plan created in minutes
Why do civil engineers, planners, and designers use Equator to create base plans? The Minnesota topographic map can be used to export high-resolution elevation data directly into a CAD format. Try Equator today and start saving days of time.
Flood experts use the Minnesota Topographic map in Equator to generate cross sections from the topography in Equator in record time. The best available topographic data for Minnesota is viewable right now in Equator.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS), specifically their 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) manages the nations public LiDAR dataset. You can read more about the 3DEP here. In general, the built-in point clouds are sourced from a library of airborne LiDAR surveys that are managed by the USGS, and connected to Equator for ease of access.
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