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Single message by Martin Wynne       Topic: Direct loading of background maps
Posted: 9 Sep 2017 14:26
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Martin Wynne
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richard_t wrote: Is it possible to load this map (and around it) into Templot using the new functions?

http://maps.nls.uk/view/128378924#zoom=6&lat=7479&lon=6650&layers=BT

Hi Richard,

That's an individual scanned sheet, not a "slippy map" -- what NLS call their "Georeferenced Maps".

Templot can do only those at present, not the individual sheets. The URL needs to look like this:

 http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=18&lat=52.3756&lon=-2.3065&layers=176&b=6

and it must change as you scroll across the map.

The individual sheets use a different format derived from Google. I'm hoping to add them in due course, when I have figured out how to decode that URL from the Google docs. I suspect they will want paying for an API subs. :?

The NLS haven't yet got as far as Chester with the 25" georeferenced maps, the only such map available for that location is the 6" map (other than the larger scales), which you can load as a tiled map:



regards,

Martin.


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