Find Altitude on Map

Determine the altitude (elevation) when a point is tapped/clicked on a map

[Map Height : Small - Medium - Large]


Use a map to determining altitude (elevation) when a point is tapped/clicked on a map. You can click/tap ad many times as required to find the elevation of multiple points.

Google Maps Find Altitude

How To Use

  1. Click on the map on a location where you wish to find the altitude
  2. The altitude will be displayed in the message box below the map and when you hover over the marker
  3. You can click to place more than one marker and return to hover over each in order to find out the altitude again
  4. Click the [Clear Map] button in order to remove all markers and start again
  5. Use the search option to find a place
  6. Click on a marker to remove it

You can also access a CSV list of latitude, longitude, altitude in meters and altitude in feet for every marker you place on the map.

Future Updates and Ideas

  • Output in location in UTM Grid coordinates
  • Allow input of location by latitude, longitude coordinates

How it Works

[Under Change]

Relevant Links

Leaflet - a JavaScript library for interactive maps

Version History

  • Version 1 (28/09/2008)
  • Version 1.1 (28/12/2008)
    • Added quick find option
  • Version 1.2 (21/03/2009)
    • Enlarged output text at bottom of map
  • Version 1.3 (04/12/2009)
    • Output now also displayed in feet
  • Version 2.0 (10/08/2010)
  • Version 2.1 (11/08/2010)
    • Added new local search facility
    • Brought back output in feet
  • Version 2.2 (17/08/2010)
    • Added output to CSV option to allow export of latitude, longitude, meters and feet
  • Version 2.3 (31/08/2011)
    • Now outputs altitude immediatly from a search
  • Version 2.4 (07/10/2013)
    • Added scale control
  • Version 2.4 (10/11/2013)
    • Removed Google Local Search API (Deprecated)
  • Version 3.0 (23/11/2013) - You are here
    • Added option to Upload and Plot Addresses with their elevation
  • Version 3.1 (26/10/2015)
    • New option to draw a line between the markers
  • Version 3.2 (18/08/2016)
    • Cumulative distance is now output
  • Version 3.3 (16/10/2016)
    • Clicking on an elevation marker now removes it
  • Version 4.0 (27th September 2018)
    • Switched to Leaflet Maps
  • Version 4.1 (4th October 2018)
    • Search tool added
  • Version 4.2 (4th October 2018)
    • New Elevation data provider

Comments For This Page

Awesome website bro!!!
But you need to work on Accuracy
On 6th April 2021
Brilliant site. Works really well. Thanks very much indeed.
By Neil McGarrity on 5th April 2021
add system coordinate (morroco merchich)
By aaaa on 6th March 2021
Ca marchait pas trop mal.... mais aujourd'hui c'est une catastrophe.... à en croire le site on construit des routes avec des pentes supérieures à 100%.... bon gros bug ou bonne grosse blague.... aucune utilité en tous cas.
On 26th February 2021
used to work well. now rubbish
On 15th January 2021
Very poor precision ! You say 122 m and it is 57m
On 14th January 2021
Still some issues with no results or totally wacky ones.
By Soulvex on 7th December 2020
BE CAREFUL Using this Site .. The Accuracy is terrible - It only gives the Levels to an accuracy of 1 Meter - EVEN though the results are to many places of decimal points !! ..
By Peter Donoghue on 24th October 2020
How many pounds of pressure do I can at for Houston,Texas and how long for water bath canning
By Ms.J on 15th September 2020
Thanks for this site! Works just fine for me and what I need.
By tivoli_tuesday on 4th September 2020
-32805.12 feet" everywhere I click
By KP on 14th August 2020
What pressure do I need for new orleans
On 4th July 2020
Need to show on maps the true locations of the true elevation points.
display /- 10meters

By Palomarbob on 3rd June 2020
I want eye elevation.
On 26th May 2020
Sorry, that's not possible to provide.
By Daft Logic on 25th May 2020
Hi, I was wondering it would be possible to get a thing that says the highest point on a line inbetween two markers?
On 24th May 2020
Site still seems to work OK for Altitude. The cumulative distances seem to be a long way out.
By SteveR on 13th May 2020
could you make it soo i can press points on the map and on the side it would write the altitude and then let me export the map as a jpg or something but save as much quality as possible
By ivan on 24th April 2020
Great tool! Thanks!
By Pota Alura on 16th January 2020
message box displays nothing at all when I hover over the marker or click on it - not much use!
On 26th December 2019
Is this site accurate?
By Redd on 13th November 2019
Looks like the free API calls run out quickly. There's 100,000 free calls every 24 hours, you'd think that was huge but I guess this site is quite popular.
By Emily B on 5th November 2019
Curiously it is now working just as good as previously. I am now getting the correct altitude for all the points I request. It's changed back to its best in the last few weeks.
I hope everyone else is getting the same result.
On 4th November 2019
Your altitude measurements need to be more accurate. It%u2019s reads 813.65 feet all over my yard and it is definitely not even close to being flat.
On 17th October 2019
so...apparently if I climb another 345 meters up this hill.....I'll still be -9999 meters below sea level. I know we are supposed to have rising sea levels but I'm fairly sure I'm not currently 10km below the seas surface.
By JB on 30th September 2019
doesn't work
On 14th September 2019
It's now showing see level to be - 1,54.96224225603763,-361.53869819623657,-9999.000,-32805.118
That's -9999.000m below sea level and that is measuring a point on the River Tyne at sea level!!
I think you have something wrong somewhere!

On 26th August 2019
The measures are waaaay out. Useless!
On 21st August 2019
This site is A-W-E-S-O-M-E thanks for the altitude tool
By Marco on 7th August 2019
Elevation is always -9999 metres?...
By Martijn on 13th July 2019

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