Map Tile API Developer's Guide

Geopolitical View Hybrid Day Map

The user wants to obtain a map image of the Falkland Islands area with a satellite background. This area being disputed territory, the image is to show from the Argentinian geopolitical point of view.


In this request, the pview parameter specifies the geopolitical view for Argentina.


The response to the request delivers the following map image showing no country label on top of the islands.

Figure 1. Argentinian View

Not specifying pview in this request results in a response image with an English label showing Falkland Islands:

Figure 2. International View in English

Specifying lg=SPA but not pview results in the Spanish translation, Islas Malvinas:

Figure 3. International View in Spanish