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LiDAR Datasets in Alaska
Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys
State of Alaska > Natural Resources > Geological & Geophysical Surveys > Maps > LiDAR Datasets in Alaska

Over 4,521 square miles of point cloud data (and over 90,117,493,227 points) available!

This interactive map was designed to view known public-domain LiDAR datasets in Alaska. The map offers zoom and scroll options, and multiple base map layers. We provide an easy point and click interface to download the digital data.

Explanation of icons on this page:

Information Tool: Single click to get information about a survey area.
Area of Interest Tool: Use this tool to define an area and download compressed point cloud data.
Full screen mode: Toggles map using entire browser window.

Click to zoom to each dataset:  Eklutna Glacier - USGS  Golovin  Infrastructure Corridors  Unalakleet  Whittier  Yukon Flats - USGS

For more download options, full citation information, WMS feed information, and metadata, go to: http://www.dggs.alaska.gov/pubs/id/25239

Please Note: The LAS files included in downloaded items have been compressed using LASzip. LASzip is an open-source, lossless compression for LiDAR point-cloud data in the LAS format that provides significant file size reductions. To uncompress the .laz files in your download package, you can use the laszip tool linked below, or download the latest version directly from laszip.org

laszip.exe (for Windows)