Living Atlas is a centralized location where authoritative, curated, and ready-to-use content can be utilized by the GIS community. Contributing to the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World means that your item will be placed among the best content in ArcGIS Online.

Ways to contribute

Help build the Living Atlas

We are looking for great maps, apps, and data. Many of your items probably already meet the requirements for nomination. Contribute your items to the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World and help us build the GIS of the world. 

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Help improve the maps

Do you have authoritative data that should become a part of Esri’s maps? Enrich the map by contributing these layers or by creating detailed features missing from your area.

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Meet some of our contributors

Join the Community! You can provide feedback, create detailed features, and share data layers and services. Your contributed data will be added to Esri basemaps, which are available to ArcGIS users as part of the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World.

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See who has contributed to the Community Maps Program

For a complete listing of all current contributors to the four ArcGIS Online Community Maps basemaps, use the links below:

Contribute your authoritative data to the Community Maps Program

Review some of the common questions about the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World and Community Maps Program.

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