Extra Base Map Tile (xbasetile)
Returns a base map image, which is an image that shows the map, but neither streets nor labels.
Requests against the resource must follow the pattern summarized by the following formula:
For information on how to construct the request, see Constructing a Request
Common URI Parameters
The following table lists the URI parameters that are common for all requests.
|col||Integer (required)|| |
The number of tiles per column is a function of the zoom:
|format||String (required)|| Returned image format. The following image formats are supported: |
Please note that JPG is recommended for
|map id||String (required)|| Specifies the map version, either |
See also Map Versions.
|row||Integer (required)|| |
The number of tiles per row is a function of the
|scheme||String (required)|| Specifies the view scheme. A complete list of the supported schemes may be obtained by using the Info resource. |
Note: Be aware that invalid combinations of schemes and tiles are rejected.
Traffic Tiles and Map Tiles support the other traffic related schemes (
|size||Integer (required)|| Returned image size. The following sizes ([width, height]) are supported: |
Note: Raster coverage tiles (
|zoom||Integer (required)||Zoom level of the map image. Minimum and maximum zoom levels are specified in the Info resource.|
Mandatory Query Parameters
The following table lists the mandatory parameters that need to be specified with every request. Not specifying these parameters will make the system reject the request.
|app_id||String||A URL-safe encoded string obtained during the application registration. For information on getting credentials, see Acquiring Credentials|
|app_code||String|| A URL-safe encoded string obtained during the application registration. See Acquiring Credentials for information on getting credentials. |
Note: Use of
Optional Query Parameters
|ppi||Integer|| Pixels per inch. Resolution that can be requested, valid values are: |
|pview||String|| Use this parameter to render the map with boundaries based on international or local country views. In general, the international view should be used unless the map is being used within one of those countries for which a local view is available. If the parameter is specified and the view is supported, boundaries of the selected country view are being shown. Not specifying the parameter results in a default view of boundaries, a view that's being kept for legacy purposes without maintenance. |
Note: There are several ways in which this API can be used, please check Geopolitical Views for details.
Note: You should check the /meta/pviews chapter for further information about how to get the most up to date list of political views available from the service.
Note: The international view is always identified by the special code
Note: In metainfo tiles you must use this parameter if you want to see information that might be different depending on the geopolitical view.
|range||String|| Only relevant if |
|style||String||If present, selects the style to use to render the tile. The possible values are: |
Note: Only a subset of the
Note: Each of these styles has been developed for specific customers and very concrete uses cases so if you are not one of those customers you should not use these map styles as the usage is monitored. The only exception is
Note: Fleet only supports
Note: Wings only supports
Note: Dreamworks only support
Note: Flame only supports
Note: Alps and Mini only support