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Map libraries for WeatherAPI

tags: reference

Map services


  • WMS
  • KML
Name License Protocols
OpenStreetMap Open WMS
Kartverket Partly open WMS
Google Maps Closed KML
Apple MapKit Closed ?
MapBox Closed WMS
ArcGIS Closed WMS

GeoCoding services

Geocoding is the process of converting addresses (like “1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA”) into geographic coordinates (like latitude 37.423021 and longitude -122.083739), which you can use to place markers on a map, or position the map.

Name License
GeoNames Open
Nominatim Open
Google Geocoding API Closed
MapBox Closed
ArcGIS Closed
QGIS plugins Open
Kartverket? Partly open

Altitude databases

Name License
OpenCycleMap Open
Open-Elevation Open
—Geir Aalberg, 18 August 2020