Garmin Developers

Digital Map Datasets


Complete Global Datasets

Garmin Digital Datasets provides a unique array of digital map products supporting a variety of industry segments that rely on geospatial technologies. Uses include utility and pipeline field asset management, natural resource management, and government agency intelligence applications. The data offers unique and compelling map views of the entire Earth and of North America at various scales and detail levels.

Digital Atlas of the Earth

This complete, seamless global dataset includes all the world’s continents and countries, providing a consistent level of detail and reliable horizontal accuracy for features worldwide.

The Digital Atlas of the Earth accurately portrays major transportation layers, inland and shoreline hydrography, agreed and disputed jurisdiction boundaries, place names and major topographic features including contours with elevation, and land-use/land-cover detail. This data is topological, routable and GPS-navigable.

North America Data

The North America dataset includes topographic, routing and geocoding datasets to create a solid foundation for all GIS and mapping requirements. Coverages includes the U.S., U.S. territories, Canada and Mexico.

Our map detail is consistent and coverage in rural areas is unparalleled. Roads include complex highway systems to small logging roads and trails. This fully routable data is easy-to-use for trip planning, vehicle tracking and turn-by-turn directions.

Data Projections

  • Equirectangular (available in XMap only)
  • Universal Transverse Mercator
  • National Grid
  • Military Grid Reference System
  • WGS Lat/Long

Data Formats

  • DeLorme XMap
  • ESRI file geodatabase
  • Raster cache


  • NAD 27
  • NAD 83
  • WGS 84