Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Elevation Profiles With the Google Maps API

ElevationService Maps API v3

Google have added a new service to the Google Maps API. The new ElevationService enables map developers to determine elevation profiles.

Using the ElevationServices map developers can now request the elevation in meters for one or more sets of coordinates, or request a specific number of elevation samples equally spaced along a path. This will allow map developers to add elevation charts to their maps (as in the screenshot above which uses the Google Visualization API to plot the elevation profile.)


Via: Google Geo Developers Blog

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

My version elevation profiles:
http://www.geocontext.org/publ/2010/04/profiler/en

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david said...

Hi.

Thanks for your post.

I'm trying to do this using code to show in a mobile application (jquery mobile)

Is this posible???

thanks

david said...

Hi.

Thanks for your post.

I'm trying to do this using code to show in a mobile application (jquery mobile)

Is this posible???

thanks

Les said...

Anybody know how to add distance along the x-axis?