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SceneBasemap Property

Gets or sets the basemap for the Scene

Namespace:  Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping
Assembly:  Esri.ArcGISRuntime (in Esri.ArcGISRuntime.dll) Version: 100.11.0
public Basemap Basemap { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: Basemap


Example Name: DisplayScene

Display a scene with a terrain surface and some imagery.

Code example screen shot.

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using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using System;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.WPF.Samples.DisplayScene
        name: "Display a scene",
        category: "Layers",
        description: "Display a scene with a terrain surface and some imagery.",
        instructions: "When loaded, the sample will display a scene. Pan and zoom to explore the scene.",
        tags: new[] { "3D", "basemap", "elevation", "scene", "surface" })]
    public partial class DisplayScene
        public DisplayScene()

            // Execute initialization 

        private void Initialize()
            // Create a new scene
            Scene myScene = new Scene();

            // Crate a new base map using the static/shared create imagery method
            Basemap myBaseMap = new Basemap(BasemapStyle.ArcGISImageryStandard);

            // Add the imagery basemap to the scene's base map property
            myScene.Basemap = myBaseMap;

            // Add scene (with an imagery basemap) to the scene view's scene property
            MySceneView.Scene = myScene;

            // Create a new surface
            Surface mySurface = new Surface();

            // Define the string that points to the elevation image service
            string myElevationImageService = "";

            // Create a Uri from the elevation image service string
            Uri myUri = new Uri(myElevationImageService);

            // Create an ArcGIS tiled elevation 
            ArcGISTiledElevationSource myArcGISTiledElevationSource = new ArcGISTiledElevationSource

                // Set the ArcGIS tiled elevation sources property to the Uri of the elevation image service
                Source = myUri

            // Add the ArcGIS tiled elevation source to the surface's elevated sources collection

            // Set the scene's base surface to the surface with the ArcGIS tiled elevation source
            myScene.BaseSurface = mySurface;

            // Create camera with an initial camera position (Mount Everest in the Alps mountains)
            Camera myCamera = new Camera(28.4, 83.9, 10010.0, 10.0, 80.0, 300.0);

            // Set the scene view's camera position

    d:DesignHeight="300" d:DesignWidth="300">
        <esri:SceneView x:Name="MySceneView"/>
See Also
Additional Examples
Hyperlink to ExampleDescription
DisplaySceneDisplay a scene with a terrain surface and some imagery.
SceneLayerUrlDisplay an ArcGIS scene layer from a URL.
SurfacePlacementsPosition graphics relative to a surface using different surface placement modes.