Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

Web Mercator

+ Save concept

Web Mercator, Google Web Mercator, Spherical Mercator, WGS 84 Web Mercator or WGS 84/Pseudo-Mercator is a variant of the Mercator projection and is the de facto standard for Web mapping applications. [1]

20 relations: Bing Maps, Conformal map projection, Esri, Geodesy, Google Maps, International Association of Oil & Gas Producers, Latitude, Leet, Longitude, Mapbox, MapQuest, Mercator projection, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, OpenStreetMap, Rhumb line, Spatial reference system, United States Department of Defense, Well-known text, World Geodetic System, World Wide Web.

Bing Maps

Bing Maps (previously Live Search Maps, Windows Live Maps, Windows Live Local, and MSN Virtual Earth) is a web mapping service provided as a part of Microsoft's Bing suite of search engines and powered by the Bing Maps for Enterprise framework.

New!!: Web Mercator and Bing Maps · See more »

Conformal map projection

In cartography, a conformal map projection is one in which any angle on Earth (a sphere or an ellipsoid) is preserved in the image of the projection, i.e. the projection is a conformal map in the mathematical sense.

New!!: Web Mercator and Conformal map projection · See more »


Esri (a.k.a. Environmental Systems Research Institute) is an international supplier of geographic information system (GIS) software, web GIS and geodatabase management applications.

New!!: Web Mercator and Esri · See more »


Geodesy, also known as geodetics, is the earth science of accurately measuring and understanding three of Earth's fundamental properties: its geometric shape, orientation in space, and gravitational field.

New!!: Web Mercator and Geodesy · See more »

Google Maps

Google Maps is a web mapping service developed by Google.

New!!: Web Mercator and Google Maps · See more »

International Association of Oil & Gas Producers

The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) is the petroleum industry's global forum in which members identify and share best practices to achieve improvements in health, safety, the environment, security, social responsibility, engineering and operations.

New!!: Web Mercator and International Association of Oil & Gas Producers · See more »


In geography, latitude is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north–south position of a point on the Earth's surface.

New!!: Web Mercator and Latitude · See more »


Leet (or "1337"), also known as eleet or leetspeak, is a system of modified spellings and verbiage used primarily on the Internet for many phonetic languages.

New!!: Web Mercator and Leet · See more »


Longitude, is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east-west position of a point on the Earth's surface.

New!!: Web Mercator and Longitude · See more »


Mapbox is a large provider of custom online maps for websites and applications such as Foursquare, Lonely Planet, Evernote, the Financial Times, The Weather Channel and Snapchat.

New!!: Web Mercator and Mapbox · See more »


MapQuest (stylized as mapquest) is an American free online web mapping service owned by Verizon.

New!!: Web Mercator and MapQuest · See more »

Mercator projection

The Mercator projection is a cylindrical map projection presented by the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator in 1569.

New!!: Web Mercator and Mercator projection · See more »

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is both a combat support agency under the United States Department of Defense and an intelligence agency of the United States Intelligence Community, with the primary mission of collecting, analyzing, and distributing geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) in support of national security.

New!!: Web Mercator and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency · See more »


OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world.

New!!: Web Mercator and OpenStreetMap · See more »

Rhumb line

In navigation, a rhumb line, rhumb, or loxodrome is an arc crossing all meridians of longitude at the same angle, that is, a path with constant bearing as measured relative to true or magnetic north.

New!!: Web Mercator and Rhumb line · See more »

Spatial reference system

A spatial reference system (SRS) or coordinate reference system (CRS) is a coordinate-based local, regional or global system used to locate geographical entities.

New!!: Web Mercator and Spatial reference system · See more »

United States Department of Defense

The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.

New!!: Web Mercator and United States Department of Defense · See more »

Well-known text

Well-known text (WKT) is a text markup language for representing vector geometry objects on a map, spatial reference systems of spatial objects and transformations between spatial reference systems.

New!!: Web Mercator and Well-known text · See more »

World Geodetic System

The World Geodetic System (WGS) is a standard for use in cartography, geodesy, and satellite navigation including GPS.

New!!: Web Mercator and World Geodetic System · See more »

World Wide Web

The World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or the Web) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet.

New!!: Web Mercator and World Wide Web · See more »

Redirects here:

900913, EPSG 3857, EPSG:3857, EPSG:900913, ESPG:3785, ESPG:3857, Google Web Mercator, Pseudo Mercator, Spherical Mercator.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_Mercator

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »