A basemap provides a background of geographical context for the content you want to display in a map. ArcGIS Online Basemaps are delivered as map services, and are freely available to anyone; they include World Imagery, World Street Map, World Topographic, Ocean Basemap and others

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Can you use Bing Maps in offline editing in the ArcGIS Collector app?

Is it possible to use Bing Maps in the offline mode in the ArcGIS Collector app? In ArcGIS collector can I download the map, work offline and sync my edits when I'm using Bing aerials as my base map? ...
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How to use non-ESRI tiles inside Arc Online

This link now appears to be outdated. LINK Is there another way to display other tiles as basemaps with the current configuration? Here's the link I'm trying to use: ...
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ArcMap's base map with imagery collection date [duplicate]

How can I determine the collection date for ArcMap's base map with imagery? I'm using ArcMap 10.3.1
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Converting ArcGIS Online Basemap to new coordinate system for ArcMap?

I have a arcgis we application that depends on all coordinate systems of the layers and basemaps to be the same, which I would think is standard practice. I like to just use the esri online basemaps ...
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Esri ArcGIS Imagery Labels too small?

I'm frequently working with the imagery basemaps provided by Esri. I find that the labels (cities, districts etc.) are way too small. Is there any option to increase the font size?
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Is there a Reference Layer in the World Imagery Basemap?

How do I turn on the reference layer in the World Imagery Basemap? It is not located on the Table of Contents.
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How to save imagery from online raster service for offline use?

QGIS allows me to connect to free map services like ESRI's 'world imagery'. I would like to save a certain part of it (decided by map extent) in the highest zoom level available in the service for ...
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Coordinate Systems for tile packages used in Collector for ArcGIS

I have a geodatabase with multiple shapes, domains etc. Everything works fine in ArcGIS online and as well on the Collector for ArcGIS. For better performance while using a tablet for data collection ...
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clip aerial map from Add Basemap Imagery

I wish to clip an aerial image from the "Imagery" of Add Basemap in Arcmap 10.3 and save as a sid file. How can I do that? Can someone help me please. Example, I am looking to clip only the state of ...
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CMV (Configurable Map viewer) - Possible to use “Custom TiledMapServiceLayer” as a basemap?

Is it possible to use a "Custom TiledMapServiceLayer" as a Basemap? Is it possible to show a "Custom TiledMapServiceLayer" in BasemapGallery?
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How to calculate depth from Esri ocean basemap?

I need to find potential routes for undersea power cables in South East Asia, therefore I need to select all areas where the ocean is less than 4000m deep. I load the "ocean basemap" from Esri but it ...
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WebApp Builder for ArcGIS Basemap Widget Configuration Issues - Not accepting basemap service URL

While configuring the Basemaps widget i am attempting to add my own published service i created but it will not accept any URL i try to feed it. This is very annoying because the only way i can print ...
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What can I do (print, publish…) with Esri's “free” maps accessible via their rest api?

I am mostly working with python, and the matplotlib basemap toolkit has so far been sufficient for my mapping and plotting needs. However now I managed to get to an image size, where the included map ...
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Changing date on ESRI Basemap, to display different basemap

I am trying to create a map using the ESRI Basemap on ArcGIS 10.3. The Problem I am having is that the area I want to map is covered by cloud, making details impossible to see. Is there a way to ...
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OSGB feaures not aligning with OpenStreetMap basemap even though Data Frame and Features are all in OSGB?

I have a task to report features in OSGB (British Nat Grid) over an OpenStreetMap basemap. I have done this successfully in past with line up of features on basemap, but this time I cannot get the ...
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Weird online basemap behavior

I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 in a remote server and I have added the online "Imagery with Labels" base map to my map (first picture). When I turn it off the labels (and the light dashed line) remain ...
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Setting different transparency for different areas of basemap

I want to print the map of a town and I would like to see the basemap more transparent outside the town area (border polygon) or vice versa. How can I do this? I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop ...
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Use MapBox Satellite basemap in ArcGIS Online web map

I want to add the MapBox Satellite basemap layer as an option in my ArcGIS Online web app. There is a widget that allows users to toggle between basemaps and I would like MapBox Satellite to be an ...
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Removing labels from a basemap

I've made a nice roadmap and am trying to add a basemap, but the World Topo Map has town names, so does the USA Topo map and the Nat Geo Topo map. how do I get rid of these?
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Defining custom basemap toggle in ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I'm using arcgis js spi for 3.13 edition, when I using basemaptoggle widget from https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jssamples/widget_basemap.html is ok, but when defining my own basemap is ...
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Using arcgisimage along with python basemap

I am utilizing maps provided through the ArcGIS rest service when i plot information in Python, but have some problems understanding the different options I have when I request I map. The ...
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Publish as a service from ArcGIS desktop to ArcGIS online without basemap

I'm trying to publish a map document as a service from ArcGIS Desktop 10.3.1 to ArcGIS Online. It works just fine, except that ArcGIS Online automatically loads in a basemap. This usually isn't an ...
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map data is not lining up to basemap or ArcGIS Online map

on arcmap: i have tried lining my data frame coordinate system to the WGS 1984 World Mercator position but still will not align to basemap when I publish to ArcOnline. am i missing a step here?
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ArcGIS API for JavaScript QueryTask for user's own map

I am using ArcGIS online to create a web map and then I want to query this web map using ArcGIS API for JavaScript. In the tutorials I read I see var queryTask = new ...
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Publish World topographic map to arcgis server

I need to publish esri World topographic map to arcgis server but I got this error "Layer type is not supported" in the arcmap Url to the original map ...
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Failing to use ArcGIS map as basemap in GeoNode

I'm trying to add the ArcGIS map service to my project in GeoNode but I'm failing to do so. I've read around and I saw information that says I need to make a XYZ tile service (something like this: ...
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Should I use Basemaps or Layers to overlay two maps?

I'm trying to create a map that essentially has two maps on top of each other (chosen from many map choices) at the same time. One of maps will have an opacity slider. Should I be trying to use two ...
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Extent changing in ArcGIS Pro when shapefile added to map which only had basemap?

Using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop: In ArcMap: Open a Blank Map Add Basemap of Imagery (but any basemap will do) Zoom to Australia (but any area will do) Add the countries shapefile from Natural Earth ...
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Caching Bings Maps Aerial Locally to make it draw faster in ArcMap?

When you add Bing Maps Aerial to your MXD, can you cache the basemap locally to make it draw faster? If not, what other workaround can you do to make Bing Aerial draw faster? I'm using ArcGIS ...
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ArcGIS Online map freezing at certain locations

When using the map view of ArcGIS Online I have encountered a number of locations which, when zoomed in to, will cause the web page to become sluggish, freeze, and typically be unresponsive for 30+ ...
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World Imagery is black and grey in ArcMap?

When I'm inserting a basemap, World imagery, (through the "plussign" and through ArcCatalog) it is black/grey/White. Why is that? Never seen this Before, how do I fix it? I'm using ArcMap 10.2.
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Map Spatial Reference

I was having some trouble when trying to zoom to certain point in ESRI base map. So basically I got an ESRI base map and added a map overlay on top of it: function setMap() { function init() { ...
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Users unable to access organisation Basemap Gallery in ArcGIS Online

I have created a group (call it "Basemaps") in my organisation account in ArcGIS Online and published a number of maps with a single layer defined as a basemap. These maps are all hosted on ArcGIS ...
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Increasing label size of World_Street_Map layer or any other basemap layer in ArcMap?

I want to increase the inbuilt txt size of a world street basemap layer. How to increase a txt size of a basemap layer in ArcMap?
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How to avoid the ESRI basemap (Bing imagery) to update?

In my ongoing research, I intend to map transformations. That implies that, based on the ESRI basemap from Bing imagery, I draw certain features (in different layers) as they are today and as they are ...
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How to locate the WMS on a ESRI basemap?

I need to locate the WMS (not WMTS) for the following ESRI Ocean Basemap for use in a WMS only application: http://goto.arcgisonline.com/maps/Ocean_Basemap Is this possible?
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Why is Add Basemap grayed out in ArcMap?

Why can't I add a base map to my data frame in ArcMap? I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop and the options under Add Data for Add Basemap and Add Data From ArcGIS Online are both disabled (grayed ...
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setting Arcgis world imagery as data source for a mosaic data set

I have created a mosaic data set and want to set esri world imagery basemap as my data source but i am unable to connect to the server can anyone help
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Is it possible to determine Collection Date of ESRI World Imagery Basemap

It seems like it was possible to do this with Google Imagery if I recall but is there any way to determine the date of collection of Esri's World Imagery basemap (or other basemaps) at a given ...
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What is the proper “title” property for the Terrain with Labels Basemap?

EDIT: Actually this posted link ended up helping me quite a bit but don't mark it as duplicate because the problem I had using it stemmed from needing to define the map before defining the ...
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Esri basemap render speed abnormally slow in Chrome

Summary of Issue: In my project, using the oceans basemap from Esri is very slow to render when zoomed in very close (for Chrome only). Topo is also slow at high zoom levels, but it is bearable in ...
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ESRI Basemaps - World Imagery: Is it possible to bring certain imagery into foreground (change the viewing order)?

I have a basemap loaded in a map in which there are 4 overlapping images. I would like to either turn off 3 of the 4 images or bring the one i want (marked with X n the screen capture) into the ...
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Masking WMS (Esri Oceans Basemap) layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to display ESRI's Oceans basemap web map service (WMS) in one of my maps, but not the whole layer, just the landmass depicting Canada as I find it a nice fit for the look I'm trying to ...
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How to handle the New ESRI Ocean Basemap

Some of you may have seen this recent (4/28/14) ESRI blogpost - The New Ocean Basemap. ESRI, in their infinite wisdom, has split up their Ocean Basemap into 2 separate services. One with just the ...
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Getting BaseMapToggle error from ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I'm having a problem with my Web Application. I try to fit in a legend and a BasemapToggle but it doesn't seem to work. My Code looks like this: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> ...
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Arcgis basemap with proxy.ashx not loading correctly

I have a .Net application using the JavaScript API to draw a map. I use the proxy.ashx file to proxy requests to secure map services (dynamic tokens), configured in proxy.config. I added an entry into ...
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How do I modify the “Playlist” Storymap to include a basemap switching widget?

I'm fairly new to HTML and the ArcGIS Javascript API. I would like to modify the default "playlist" storymap template to include a basemap gallery widget. Can someone help break down the steps to do ...
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How to Add Basemap from ArcGIS Online to ArcMap 9.3? [closed]

I want to load a basemap into ArcMap 9.3 using "Add Data from ArcGIS Online" tools. Does anyone know the URL needed to load it?
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Is there a way to export online ESRI basemap layers to raster?

I have been working on polygonizing the vegetation areas in some counties from imagery. When I have the mosaic raster locally I can easily get the polygons using Image Classification Toolbar. But when ...
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Get displaylevels/zoom level javascript API

Is there any way using JavaScript API to get the current "displayLevels" of the basemap or "basemap zoom level" or "basemap scale" of the map and if it was more/less than certain number I change the ...