Vector Map API is a XYZ Vector Topographic Map Tile Service which enables application developers to retrieve vector topographic map tiles. With the Vector Map, the map presentation can be further customized by the developer using the Map Presentation Style file.
Important Notice on Map API
In order to maintain the quality of the Map API service, your application shall not invoke the API with large amount of requests within a short period.
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Aerial Photograph from Lands Department
Earth Image from NASA Earth Observatory
Satellite Imagery from USGS/NASA Landsat
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[version] specifies the version number of this API, which is currently "v1.0.0". Notes: The version number may be updated in the future. Old version will be removed at any time without notice. Please check this page to get the list of supported version and update your application(s) accordingly.
[sr] specifies the spatial reference system:
Use value "WGS84" to specify the "WGS84" spatial reference system
Use value "HK80" to specify the "HK80" spatial reference system
[z] specifies the zoom level (9 - 15) of the map tile under the XYZ Tile Scheme.
[x] specifies the x position of the map tile under the XYZ Tile Scheme
[y] specifies the y position of the map tile under the XYZ Tile Scheme
The vector map tiles will be returned in ESRI Vector Tile (protocol buffers file) and the map presentation style file will be returned in JSON.
This API uses the standard HTTP status code to indicate the status of the API request.