Mapping

Lowrance offers more compatible mapping solutions than any other marine electronics manufacturer.

Whether you are spending the day fishing on the lake, cruising on the coast or off-roading through the desert, you will have more options — making it easier to find just the right map for your interest.



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Insight Genesis Custom Maps

Lowrance Insight Genesis MappingInsight Genesis allows you to create customized maps from your own survey data for free. It is as easy as uploading a sonar log from your Lowrance chartplotter to the Insight Genesis web site. Within minutes you will receive a link to view your customized contour map. The subscription upgrade allows you to download maps for use on your compatible plotter, overlay vegetation and bottom composition views, and access community data via the new Social Mapping Layer.

To learn more, check out our Insight Genesis blog.

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Lowrance Mapping Options

Lake Insight v15

Check if your local waterway is covered

Lake Insight Pro

U.S. inland lake coverage, including the Great Lakes with detailed fishing and navigation information.

  • Over 100,000 total named bodies of water with shoreline detail
  • Over 9,000 lakes with depth contours (Over 3,000 lakes with 1- to 3-foot contours)
  • Updated Fishing Hot Spots Points of Interest (POI)
  • All of the lower 48 states on a single card
  • Compatible with HDS Gen3, HDS Gen2 Touch, HDS Gen2, Mark/Elite CHIRP, Mark/Elite HDI

Lake Insight HD East

Advanced detail Eastern U.S. inland lake maps for fishing and cruising, with high-definition shaded relief that provides an enhanced view of underwater structure.

  • 47,500 Named bodies of water with shoreline detail
  • 2,400 Lakes with High Definition, 1’-3’ contours
  • 4,800 Lakes with Standard Definition, 3’-10’ contours
  • Includes free 1-Year Premium Subscription to Insight Genesis Premium
  • New! 1 meter aerial imagery on the chip (Sub-1 meter aerial imagery from Insight Genesis Premium)
  • New! Custom Depth Shading feature for use with Insight Genesis/Social Map downloads
  • Compatible with HDS Gen3, HDS Gen2 Touch, HDS Gen2, Mark/Elite CHIRP, Mark/Elite HDI
    • Device may need software update to support aerial imagery
    • Mark & Elite models are not compatible with aerial imagery or custom depth shading

Lake Insight HD West

Advanced detail Western U.S. inland lake maps for fishing and cruising, with high-definition shaded relief that provides an enhanced view of underwater structure.

  • 33,300 Named bodies of water with shoreline detail
  • 2,500 Lakes with High Definition, 1’-3’ contours
  • 3,200 Lakes with Standard Definition, 3’-10’ contours
  • Includes free 1-Year Premium Subscription to Insight Genesis Premium
  • New! 1 meter aerial imagery on the chip (Sub-1 meter aerial imagery from Insight Genesis Premium)
  • New! Custom Depth Shading feature for use with Insight Genesis/Social Map downloads
  • Compatible with HDS Gen3, HDS Gen2 Touch, HDS Gen2, Mark/Elite CHIRP, Mark/Elite HDI
    • Device may need software update to support aerial imagery
    • Mark & Elite models are not compatible with aerial imagery or custom depth shading

Nautic Insight v15

Nautic Insight Pro

Advanced U.S. coastal and offshore maps with detailed navigation and fishing information.

  • All of the lower 48 states, Alaska, Hawaii, and the Caribbean on a single card
  • NEW! Improved Bathymetric Contour Detail
  • NEW! Updated Electronic Navigational Charts and Marine Protected Areas
  • NEW! Updated MapTech Points-of-Interest
  • Compatible with HDS Gen3, HDS Gen2 Touch, HDS Gen2, Mark/Elite CHIRP, Mark/Elite HDI

Nautic Insight HD East

Advanced detail for the Eastern U.S. coastal and offshore sea maps for sailing, cruising and sailing with high-definition shaded relief that provides an enhanced view of underwater structure.

  • Coastal mapping of the Eastern United States, including the Great Lakes, Bahamas, Caribbean and Bermuda
  • 3D Perspective View – improve situational awareness while underway
  • 20 more levels of high-definition shaded relief imagery beyond the built-in Insight USA charts.
  • NEW! Updated Electronic Navigational Charts and Marine Protected Areas
  • NEW! Updated Fishing HotSpots and Maptech Points-of-Interest
  • Compatible with HDS Gen3, HDS Gen2 Touch, HDS Gen2, Mark/Elite CHIRP, Mark/Elite HDI

Nautic Insight HD West

Advanced detail for the Western U.S. coastal and offshore sea maps for sailing, cruising and sailing with high-definition shaded relief that provides an enhanced view of underwater structure.

  • Coastal mapping of the Western United States, including Alaska and Hawaii  
  • 3D Perspective View – improve situational awareness while underway
  • 20 more levels of high-definition shaded relief imagery beyond the built-in Insight USA charts.
  • NEW! Updated Electronic Navigational Charts and Marine Protected Areas
  • NEW! Updated Fishing HotSpots and Maptech Points-of-Interest
  • Compatible with HDS Gen3, HDS Gen2 Touch, HDS Gen2, Mark/Elite CHIRP, Mark/Elite HDI

Topo Insight v14

U.S. land-based coverage designed specifically for off-road enthusiasts and racers

    Topo Insight HD

  • Topo Insight HD: Based on satellite imagery from the U.S. Geological Survey with resolution down to 8m
  • Compatible with Lowrance HDS Gen2 and Gen2 Touch, Mark HDI, and Elite HDI products.
  • All Topo Insight cards come with a free, one-year Premium Insight Genesis subscription ($99 value).

Topo Insight PRO

  • Easier-to-understand off-road maps with improved roadwork detail and new color-palette selections.
  • Based on 1:24k source data with 30-foot topographical lines, plus Open Street Maps points-of-interest, roads and trails
  • Compatible with Lowrance HDS Gen2 and Gen2 Touch, and Elite HDI products.
  • All Topo Insight cards come with a free, one-year Premium Insight Genesis subscription ($99 value).

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Third Party Compatiblity Chart Cards

C-MAP chart cards for Lowrance

Third Party Compatibility Chart Cards

 

C-MAP by Jeppesen for Lowrance

When you choose C-MAP you can count on accurate, up-to-date charts from official sources worldwide, advanced features and Jeppesen's commitment to safe navigation.

C-MAP MAX-N+ 2015 cartography is a major update that brings the majority of the C-MAP 4D content and many of its features and functions to selected Lowrance systems, combining accurate, up-to-date global chart data with features designed specifically for serious fishing enthusiasts. 

With updated software, owners of compatible HDS Gen2, Gen2Touch and HDS Gen3 MFDs will be able to access features like these, available in Local or Wide coverage:

  • High-Resolution Bathymetric (HRB) bottom contour/fishing charts to help anglers target fish-holding coastal and offshore structure more effectively
  • Dynamic Tides & Currents predictions that help anglers determine the best times to hit productive rips, shoals, rocks and channels
  • Aerial photos and worldwide database of Marina Info/Port Services great for tournament fishermen and far-ranging anglers
  • Sport Fishing Data for valuable information on wrecks/reefs, including composition, depth, orientation and other details anglers can use to fish more effectively
  • Fish ID photos, localized sport fishing rules/regulations, state records and more included with Sport Fishing Data.
  • Boundaries and information on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) that help anglers know the rules and fish open adjacent waters with confidence

Owners of compatible MFDs can now take advantage of new C-MAP MAX-N+ 2015 charts with a software update.

C-MAP MAX-N+ Available in Local and Wide coverage areas, MAX-N+ cartography provides trusted C-MAP detail and powerful features like Dynamic Tides & Currents (with a choice of Current Flow graphs or graphic colored arrows), Jeppesen's C-Marina Port database with Onscreen Port Detail icons, and more.  MAX-N+ also provides High-Resolution Aerial Photos of harbor entrances, inlets and land structures, detailed marina charts and coverage of inland rivers/lakes (where available).

C-MAP MAX-N Available in Local and Wide coverage areas, MAX-N provides boaters with accurate C-MAP chart detail, including Depth Areas and Contours, Spot Soundings, NavAids, Light Sectors, Wrecks/Obstructions, Anchorage Areas, Small Craft Facilities and more.


Navionics

Navionics, always at the leading edge of technology and innovation, offers the best detailed cartography and the most comprehensive global coverage. All Navionics charts include 12 months of free Freshest Data, with over 2,000 updates daily, available with a simple download from navionics.com.

NEW Navionics+ provides all-in-one content for marine and lakes: Nautical Charts containing the essential cartographic reference detail; SonarCharts™, an HD bathymetry map reflecting the ever-changing conditions of sea, lake and river bottoms; and Community Edits contributed by users. Coverage regions are wide, just select and download the areas you need. US & Canada is all in one region, couldn't be more convenient!

NEW Navionics Updates enables customers who already own a Silver, Gold, Marine & Lakes or HotMaps Premium card to update their charts and upgrade to Navionics+.

Platinum+ marine charts include Nautical Charts, SonarCharts™, Community Edits and exclusive Platinum features that offer extra viewing options and added details for the richest content, including 3D rendering of depth elevations and seabed areas with satellite overlay, and over 35,000 photos of harbours and marinas.

Gold offers Nautical Charts, with all the essential cartographic reference detail, including port plans, safety depth contours, marine services info, tides & currents and navigation aids presented in an easy-to-use, interactive display, plus Community Edits.

North American Lake Charts

HotMaps Platinum offers more than 18,000 lakes, exclusive one foot contours on 2,500 HD lakes, and underwater structure like road beds, bridges, stumps, culverts and creek channels, and detailed shorelines with boat ramps and docks. Includes Nautical Charts, SonarCharts™, Community Edits. Satellite overlay and 3D view on the most popular HD lakes.

HotMaps Premium offers Nautical Charts on up to 18,000 lakes, including over 2,500 HD lakes, updated underwater structure and detailed shorelines. Includes Community Edits.

Learn more at Navionics.com.

If you received a Navionics card bundled with your plotter, click here.


Lowrance Cartography Toolkit

Insight Planner is the ultimate PC software for marine navigation planning with Lowrance chartplotters. Create waypoints, routes, and points of interest (POIs), on a wide variety of supported cartography platforms such as Insight, Navionics Gold and Nav+, C-MAP MAX-N by Jeppesen and raster charts using the BSB format.

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The free Insight Map Creator (IMC) software allows a consumer to create unencrypted .AT5 formatted maps for use on all current Lowrance, Simrad-Yachting and B&G multifunction displays and chartplotters.

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  • Convert paper charts into a raster .AT5
  • Create .AT5 formatted vector maps from OpenStreetMap data
  • Generate vector maps from bathymetric data to create custom contour maps by converting data originally processed through Dr. Depth

Download Insight Map Creator now for free!

Professional Development Tools

Lowrance Cartography Toolkit

The Navico Cartography Toolkit provides commercial mapping developers with the tools needed to build vector and raster maps which can then be sold directly by the Toolkit partner or through the Navico Insight Store.

For more information on the Navico toolkit or to request a license agreement please contact your Lowrance, Simrad or B&G sales representative or send an email to toolkit@navico.com.


Toolkit Partners

Lowrance has partnered with some of the top independent map developers in the world to bring you even more content choices. Looking for snowmobile trails in Canada, coastal charts of Korea or inland lakes in South Africa? These products and many more can be purchased directly from the Toolkit Partners for use on your compatible Lowrance products.

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