Find Altitude on Map

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

[Map Height : Small - Medium - Large]

Description

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

I used to love using this site, but now all I get are negative numbers.
On 5th April 2019
Off by a little less than 300 meters. I tested it on the highest peak in Lebanon, Qurnat as Sawda (34.2978 N, 36.1133 E), which is officially designated at 3080m and marked so on the very map this website uses, and which I have visited numerous times and confirmed elevation with my handheld GPS unit, and yet it shows the elevation at 2713.5m using this map function. 300m deviation? NOT ACCURATE AT ALL!
By Terry Masri on 23rd March 2019
I live in the Ne/Iowa area where the Mo River flooded. This app shows where I am actually lower than the river but I had no worries about being flooded. This app is incorrect.
On 22nd March 2019
Totally on the money with accuracy.
By John Smith on 20th March 2019
Normal operation for 2019. Internet is obviously broken and worthless. Back to using pencils and levels.


On 15th March 2019
Not convinced
On 14th March 2019
great
any option to change the coordonates 2 many projections 4 many countries
By great on 5th March 2019
No map shown, Nothing brings up a map when clicked on. Entire failure. (google maps works normally, this altitude thing does not work at all.
By Brian on 4th March 2019
Before this Daft Logic altitude finder program was taken over by Google, it was a very accurate tool. Now it completely sucks. I just took elevation measurements on a flat body of fresh water for about 10 points about 50 ft apart, and theses elevations varied by nearly 200 ft. When I last used this program several years ago, the elevations for these same points varied by only a couple of tenths of a foot. A formerly great program is now completely useless
By Rabi on 28th February 2019
I am most definitely not at an elevation of -32,805 feet.......... This site sucks. Find another site to use and don't waste your time on this one.
By Rocky Mountain Resident on 20th February 2019
thanks
By johnny neely on 15th February 2019
Worked absolutely brilliant for me. I checked different parts of World for altitudes, this website gave fairly accurate results. Pleased with it.
By Eddie Kumar on 22nd January 2019
This site was recommended in the instruction leaflet of a weather station. However the altitude is more than 60 metres out from ordnance survey and other sources. Totally misleading.
On 29th December 2018
Totally wrong on elevation. It is truly a useless site.
On 25th December 2018
Compared with previous versions, all the measurements in Alpes-Maritimes just above Nice, France were totally incorrect. I clicked mountain tops, villages with a known elevation. Example: Baou de St-Jeannet is 800m clicking the summit gives 511-514m, almost 300m difference!
On 25th December 2018
Elevation data for my area where right last time I've checked (summer 2018) but today (7 Dec. 2018) they suddenly appear TOTALLY WRONG! I.e. Lycabettus hill in Athens is at 280 m (max) and it appears at 130 (!). Tourkovounia hill in Athens is at 337 m and it appears at 230 (!). Check your data
By John on 7th December 2018
When i chose hole screen unfourtunely the information with heights and so disaper. And in the north west of sweden and norway there is just a big blurr. But overall a realy nice map. Thank you.
By Mathias / Sweden on 5th December 2018
What is the datum for the elevations?
On 29th November 2018
Can u please add terrain map type? Thank you
By marc on 23rd November 2018
Before this Daft Logic altitude finder program was taken over by Google, it was a very accurate tool. Now it completely sucks. I just took elevation measurements on a flat body of fresh water for about 10 points about 50 ft apart, and theses elevations varied by nearly 200 ft. When I last used this program several years ago, the elevations for these same points varied by only a couple of tenths of a foot. A formerly great program is now completely useless
On 22nd November 2018
Map is not matching where I click. Points on the Pacific Ocean can't be 4 meters above sea level just off shore.
By Toshi E on 22nd November 2018
I must be your neighbour i am 32000ft underground also
By Mal on 21st November 2018
Wow, my house is 32,000 feet underground! I should not have an electric bill.
By Underground man on 20th November 2018
Says it's searching, but it's been 2 minutes and it doesn't seem to be doing much of anything. This used to work great -- what happened?
By B.D. on 13th November 2018
Works fine for me!
By MR on 13th November 2018
Thanks . Your idea has been added to Future Updates and Ideas
By Daft Logic on 6th November 2018
Please let me place the marking by type the coordinate so its will be more accurate
On 6th November 2018
Excellent update. I'll get used to the minor changes just fine. This page appears to function much faster and more predictably than it did even before your 'troubles' began. I travel by RV all over the western US, and this map has been priceless for me as I can find tiny nooks and crannies that aren't on road maps to explore. The elevation feature helps me understand the days drive in that regard. No more surprises! I really use this map, and am grateful I found it. Please keep up the good work!
By Tom Hughes on 4th November 2018
This website has gone from fantastic and incredibly useful to completely useless. Thanks for updating!
On 2nd November 2018
I've used this site a lot in the past. Now you've completely broken it. Hopefully you can fix it. Thanks.
By Terry on 28th October 2018

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