Static Map

Andrew MacIntyre andymac at bullseye.apana.org.au
Sat Feb 28 23:45:41 CET 2009


KMCB wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm interested in creating a static map of a region in the US.  This
> map would be set into a picture format, so I can add it to a
> document.  I would like it to contain some town names and road
> information.  Then I would like to add points, based on LAT and LONG,
> that can be labeled with information I provide.
> 
> I have done some searching, Google Maps probably will not work because
> of the License.  WuGeo does not seam to have the details.  I was
> considering tw.openlayers, but do not know if that is the best
> starting point.  If I could not create the picture from Python, would
> use tw and then create a screen shot to get started.
> 
> Does anyone have thoughts on a better approach?

While web-centric, you might find
http://www.alistapart.com/articles/takecontrolofyourmaps
an interesting read.

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