Map Image API Developer's Guide

Showing Position Uncertainty

User Story

The user wants to obtain a map view showing position uncertainty.


The parameter u specifies position uncertainty, which is shown as a filled circle around a location defined in terms of its latitude and longitude. The value of the parameter u indicates the radius of the circle representing uncertainty. In this case, the radius is set to 5 myriameters, which is 50000 meters.


The response to the request delivers the following map image:

Figure 1. A location near New Delhi, India