This tool can be used to find an estimate for the elevation of a point on the earth.
To use the elevation finder tool:
- Zoom and pan the map to find the desired location
- Click on the map to place a marker. You will then see the estimated elevation displayed below the map.
- Click again to place further markers
- You can find the elevation of any old marker by hovering over the marker with your mouse.
- Use the search facility to:
- Find a location
- Find a business nearby
- Any search results will be displayed below the map
- Click clear map to remove all markers from the map
- 14th November 2013 - New search tool
- 12th August 2010 - initial version
Previous Comments For This Page
What datum is being used for elevations given?
By Landsur1 on 22/07/2014
Sorry this program has water running up hill on the river Wey Guildford Surrey meaning it is impossible to tell height of Sewage works compaired with surrounding plots shame because if it was accurate it would be extremely usefull nb; the drop is 2.5 metres from Navigation to Wey at Bowers Lock ... GU4 7ND
By Jim Allen on 07/07/2014
RR battery east side of Causeway at Ehrhart
By RR Battery on 13/06/2014
Very interesting. Wish we'd seen it before we moved house. We're in a bog!
By Eborbiblio on 31/05/2014
The Ouse river in York is running uphill through the centre of town...
Hi, when you say it doesn't work, can you give a bit more detail please? Does it appear, does it let you type in? Do any results appear on the list? Thanks
By Free Map Tools on 22/05/2014
search box doesn't work. MacBook Pro OS10.6.8
Hi Bard, please have a look at http://www.hardmac.com/blog/2008/04/21/iphone-tip-simulate-mouse-over-actions
By Free Map Tools on 12/05/2014
How to 'Hover over the Marker' on on iPhone though, which don't have mice ?
By Bard on 12/05/2014
a very good site
Hi, can you provide some examples please?
By Free Map Tools on 26/04/2014
checked 7 points - taken from a topo map - and not one of the given heights wss correct - this is okay if you are looking for a bit of fun, but should never be used for anything else, as its simply incorrect with its dataset
Charlie, it comes from Google using the Google Elevation API [https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/elevation/]
By Free Map Tools on 14/04/2014
Great tool. Use it all the time.
What is the source for the elevation data?
By Charlie on 10/04/2014
A continuous version by showing the altitude of the point with mouse cursor is on it, could be very interesting
By Morteza on 02/04/2014
Hi Dirk, the location finder has moved from just above the map to on the map, at the top left.
By Free Map Tools on 07/03/2014
This is still a great tool although the location finder being gone is a huge blow. Anyway, GOOGLE EARTH does the same: elevation info as a standard in the bottom info line.
By Dirk on 06/03/2014
"Confused Barwell" doesn't know the difference between comma and a full stop." 423.ooo means 423 feet. The heights are accurate to three decimal points
By Robin, Torphins on 02/03/2014
This shows my elevation to be 423,000ft!! Since Everest is around 28,000ft I think this is highly unlikely!
By Confused Barwell. on 14/02/2014
why this elevation feature changes? it's hard to search by coordinate
By joels on 12/02/2014
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