Natural Earth - Terms of Use

Natural Earth is the public domain and available for free—there are no licensing fees or royalty payments. Use it any way you like, including commercially.

Giving credit for using Natural Earth is unnecessary. However, if you wish to cite Natural Earth, use the following: Tom Patterson, US National Park Service

All users of Natural Earth are highly encouraged to read about data sources and data issues in the In-depth section.

The author (Tom Patterson) and US National Park Service provide Natural Earth as a public service and are not responsible for how it is used and any problems relating to data accuracy.

Happy mapping!