Mapbox Satellite & Satellite Streets

Mapbox Satellite is our full global base map that is perfect as a blank canvas or an overlay for your own data.

Mapbox Satellite Streets combines our Mapbox Satellite with vector data from Mapbox Streets. The comprehensive set of road, label, and POI information brings clarity and context to the crisp detail in our high-resolution satellite imagery.

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Mapbox Satellite


Mapbox Satellite uses global satellite and aerial imagery from commercial providers, NASA, and USGS. As cities grow and landscapes change, we add newer, clearer, and more attractive imagery.

Mapbox Streets data

Mapbox Satellite Streets uses same vector tile source as our general-purpose maps and contains the full range of geographic information required to provide context for overlays.

Global coverage

Offering cloudless coverage for zoom levels 0–8, Mapbox Satellite provides a global layer of beautifully blended, color-corrected imagery.

Optimized styling

Mapbox Satellite Streets is designed to enhance our vibrant Satellite imagery with a light layer of Mapbox Streets data. Our designers have created clear and legible road hierarchies with a comprehensive set of road, place, and feature labels that balance legibility and usability for your map project.

Design features


Highly organized road data, designed to present a clearly legible hierarchy of all road types across a wide zoom range.

Administrative boundaries

A global political and administrative boundary layer.

Built features

Building footprints, rail stations, urban parks, land use, famous landmarks, and neighborhood stores.

Natural features

Rivers, lakes, streams, oceans, coastal boundaries, parks, land cover, and beaches.


A complete hierarchy of location labels, from countries and states down to villages and neighborhoods.

Unique iconography

Select countries and cities feature custom highway shields and public transit icons.

Satellite imagery

  • 0–8: MODIS 2012–2013
  • 9–12: Landsat 5 & 7, 2010–2011
  • 13–19: a combination of open and proprietary sources, including DigitalGlobe’s GBM 2011+ for much of the world, USDA’s NAIP 2011–2013 in the contiguous United States, and open aerial imagery from Denmark, Finland, and parts of Germany.