Map Tile API Developer's Guide

Satellite Map Tile

This article shows a request for a satellite map tile.

User story

The user wants to obtain satellite imagery of Southern Spain and Morocco. The tile requested uses the satellite.day 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} [satellite.day], see also scheme
  {zoom}/{column}/{row} [5/15/12], see also The Mercator Projection
  {size} [256], see also size
  {format} [png8], see also format

Request

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

https://2.aerial.maps.cit.api.here.com
/maptile/2.1/maptile/newest/satellite.day/5/15/12/256/png8
?app_id={YOUR_APP_ID}
&app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE}

Response

The response to the request delivers the following image of the western end of the Mediterranean Sea showing the southern half of the Iberian Peninsula and the North African coast of Morocco across the Strait of Gibraltar:

Figure 1. Satellite Tile

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