Elevation Finder

This tool can be used to find an estimate for the elevation of a point on the earth. Click/tap the map or type the address in the text box.

Find Elevation Map


Click on the map or input a location below to find the elevation.

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 Clear Map 


To use the elevation finder tool:

  1. Zoom and pan the map to find the desired location
  2. Click on the map to place a marker
  3. You will then see the estimated elevation displayed below the map.
  4. Click again to place further markers and find the elevation

Other Notes:

  • You can find the elevation of any old marker by hovering over the marker with your mouse.
  • Click clear map to remove all markers from the map
  • Elevations below zero are not returned and will instead report 0m

Version History

  • 25th June 2023 - Bug fix. Some southern hemisphere locations did not return data
  • 21st December 2022 - New data source
  • fre
  • 9th April 2019 - Click/tap on a marker to remove it
  • 10th September 2018 - Changed to Leaflet Maps
  • 11th March 2018 - Estimated elevation now changes as the Street View position changes
  • 3rd November 2016 - Changes to number of decimal places in elevation reading and latitude/longitude
  • 4th August 2015 - latitude and longitude of location displayed below the map
  • 1st August 2015 - New option to estimate elevation by inputting latitude and longitude
  • 14th November 2013 - New search tool
  • 12th August 2010 - initial version

Comments For This Page

What vertical datum is the elevation being referenced from?
On 21st February 2024

All points still returning -999m as mentioned previously
By Elizabeth on 19th February 2024

All areas displaying as -999m for me too.
By Dan on 14th February 2024

Elevation hight not showing It displaying all areas samm-999m only
By Srinivas india on 14th February 2024

Great! Thanks. Greetings from Uganda.
By Jay on 11th February 2024

Splendid! Absolutely what I wanted!
By Red Rumble on 6th February 2024

I'm getting -3299.6 for a location in the Rocky Mountains
By JS on 1st February 2024

Worked this morning, but has now been down several hours
On 31st January 2024

Not working at the moment
On 31st January 2024

I'm getting -999 metres for a lot of hillside locations in New Zealand.
On 28th January 2024

great tool thanks brillianty.net
On 28th January 2024

Returning -999m for everything. Been using this for years. Been great until now
By Andrew on 26th January 2024

worked momentarily, now doing the -999 meters thing
On 23rd January 2024

Tool still showing negative metres elevation for any address search NSW, Australia
On 10th January 2024

The map is not working unfortunately it shows -999.0 m or -3277.6 feet
On 9th January 2024

LOL -999.0 meters. Great!
On 8th January 2024

Map is still not working, same problem described as on Jan. 4th. It works only sometimes.
On 5th January 2024

The map is not working. The elevation is called out as -999.0 m or -3277.6 feet when using the zip code or adding an address. Sometimes when you click you can get a correct elevation but most of the time the elevation is not working.
On 4th January 2024

This is awesome
By Max on 3rd January 2024

Best way to assess a property quickly! Incredibly easy to use. My go to site
By Fox and Bear on 2nd January 2024

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