Store terrain data, Earth imagery, and maps for offline access.

STK Terrain, Imagery, and Maps (TIM) datasets provide a locally hosted alternative to streaming datasets such as Microsoft Bing’s imagery services.

Image from STK Terrain, Imagery, and Maps, AGI

Use cases

  • Provide offline access to high-resolution terrain data, Earth imagery, and maps.
  • Analyze terrain-masking for line-of-sight and sensor intersections on terrain.


  • SRTM - Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (ver 4.1)
  • NED – National Elevation Dataset
  • EarthSat NaturalVu
  • RWDB II – Relational World Data Bank

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