Map Tiles

The map tile resource allows the user to request a map image that is based on individual tiles. It requires a license for Mapping or access to ALKMaps application. The parameters are:

Request Param

Parameter Description Data Type Note
X The tile's horizontal coordinate. Integer
Y The tile's vertical coordinate. Integer
Z The zoom level. Integer
Dataset For users licensed for multiple regional datasets this allows you to target data from different regions or access the WorldWide data. Current (default), PCM_EU, PCM_OC, PCM_SA, PCM_AF, PCM_AS, PCM_ME, PCM_GT, PCM_WW and PCM_NA.
Style The style of map image Default, Classic, Monochrome, RoadAtlas, Darkness, Modern, Contemporary, Night, Satellite, Lightness, Smooth and Terrain See special notes below about Satellite style with ImgSrc
ImgSrc Optional background image provider. Currently only supports Satellite style and will be ignored for all others. ALKCurated
Default(DigitalGlobeAPIImagery)
Sat1
Sat2(DigitalGlobeConsumer)
Sat3(DigitalGlobeTrueCurrency)
Sat4(DigitalGlobeColorConsumer)
Sat5(DigitalGlobeAPIVivid)
Sat6(DigitalGlobeAPIRecent)
Sat1 is a Premium Satellite option that provides curated Satellite images and tiles to users. If no curated data is available, Default(DigitalGlobeAPIImagery) option will be used.
ALKCurated is a new Satellite option available to Standard users. However, certain curated data is excluded and Default(DigitalGlobeAPIImagery) option will be used instead.
Values other than Default or ALKCurated will require a Premium addon for that style.

Map Tile Request

GET

URL Parameters

Required parameters are highlighted in yellow.

Response

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Data Element Description Value/Example Note
Region A string representing the region for which the list of states or countries to be retrieved. NA (North America) is default. NA(Default), AF(Africa), AS(Asia), EU(Europe), OC(Oceania), SA(South America), ME(Middle East)
Style The style of map tile Default, Classic, Monochrome, RoadAtlas, Darkness, Modern, Contemporary, Night, Satellite, Lightness, Smooth and Terrain
ImgSrc Optional background image provider. Currently only supports Satellite style and will be ignored for all others. ALKCurated
Default(DigitalGlobeAPIImagery)
Sat1
Sat2(DigitalGlobeConsumer)
Sat3(DigitalGlobeTrueCurrency)
Sat4(DigitalGlobeColorConsumer)
Sat5(DigitalGlobeAPIVivid)
Sat6(DigitalGlobeAPIRecent)
Sat1 is a Premium Satellite option that provides curated Satellite images and tiles to users. If no curated data is available, Default(DigitalGlobeAPIImagery) option will be used.
ALKCurated is a new Satellite option available to Standard users. However, certain curated data is excluded and Default(DigitalGlobeAPIImagery) option will be used instead.
Values other than Default or ALKCurated will require a Premium addon for that style.