Map Tile API Developer's Guide

Hybrid Map Tile

This article shows a request for a hybrid map tile.

User story

The user wants to obtain a hybrid map image of Florida. The tile combines the road network and labels over satellite imagery. The tile requested uses the map schema.

Request Summary

The following list summarizes the elements required to create a request matching the user story and shows, in square brackets, how those elements are used in the example(s) below. Note that the request example also uses the authentication parameters.

Resource: maptile [maptile], see also (resource) type
URL variables: {map id} [newest], see also Requesting the Right Map Version
  {scheme} [], see also scheme
  {zoom}/{column}/{row} [5/8/13], see also The Mercator Projection
  {size} [256], see also size
  {format} [png8], see also format


The code block below demonstrates a complete request for a hybrid map tile.


The response to the request delivers the following image of Florida:

Figure 1. Hybrid Tile