Synoptic Picture and Local Detail
SPOTMaps Services

SPOTMaps provide nationwide or regional coverage, orthorectified and radiometrically harmonized, derived from colour imagery acquired by SPOT 5, 6/7.

Framed according to your area, SPOTMaps are the ideal geographic reference for your visualization, mapping and planning needs. 

SPOTMaps now comprise two products, at resolutions of 2.5 (SPOT 5) and 1.5 metres (SPOT 6/7):

  • SPOTMaps 2.5, available over more than 110 countries, representing a total of more than 95 million km².
  • SPOTMaps 1.5 which is now taking over to provide users with higher resolution. 
SPOTMaps, North of Hainan island, China
SPOTMaps advantages
  • True colour basemap offering high geometric accuracy
  • Complements all types of georeferenced databases
  • Integrates directly in your GIS
  • Multiuser licence if required 
  • SPOTMaps 2.5
    Immediately available
    Suitable for working at scales up to 1:50,000
  • SPOTMaps 1.5
    Currently being acquired and produced off-the-shelf
    Suitable for working at scales up to 1:25,000

Synoptic and local coverage for your project needs

SPOT 6 Satellite Image - Bamako, Mali

SPOTMaps give you a synoptic picture of a territory as well as the local level of detail you need for more precise analysis.

SPOTMaps provide the visual product and basemap you need to:

  • View an entire territory
  • Simulate siting of new infrastructures
  • Perform impact studies
  • Produce or update zoning plans and maps
  • Share information with your partners 

Countries and Territories Covered

SPOTMaps Coverage - May 2017

Some countries and territories are partially covered.
Download the kml file of SPOTMaps 1.5 coverage to see in Google Earth the exact locations with SPOT 6/ 7.
Download the kml file of SPOTMaps 2.5 coverage to see in Google Earth the exact locations with SPOT5.

SPOTMaps Features

  SPOTMaps 2.5 SPOTMaps 1.5
Source data SPOT 5 satellite imagery SPOT 6/7 satellite imagery
Resolution 2.5 metres 1.5 metres
Spectral Mode Colour (3 bands) Natural Colour (3 Bands, RGB)
Location Accuracy 10 to 15 metres RMS, depending on country 6 to 10 metres CE90 (absolute)
Preprocessing Level Ortho3 Ortho3
Projection UTM WGS 84 UTM WGS 84
Format GeoTIFF GeoTIFF
Product framing Per km², to match your area of interest Per km², to match your area of interest


Note 1: DIMAP format or specific projections may be possible, according to feasibility, for large-area coverage
Note 2: GEE Fusion format available on request for direct integration in your Google Earth Enterprise solution


Did you know?

You can now visualize  your SPOTMaps 1.5 coverage before ordering it!  In GeoStore, you can display the mosaic available on your area of interest, together with the acquisition date of the source data at any point.  Moreover, the product specifications have just been updated and posted.  More

SpotMaps - Did you know

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