Daily Archives: July 8, 2011

Changes to the bing.com/maps site. A.K.A. Birds’ Eye (non-angled) mode is dead–Long Live Aerial mode!

Microsoft have made some changes to the look and feel of the http://www.bing.com.maps site. So, it’s out with the old: And in with the new: The compass and zoom buttons are now overlaid as buttons on the map image rather … Continue reading

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Bing Maps Ready Reckoner

Compared to more fully-featured and complex GIS systems, the maths behind Bing Maps is relatively straightforward: Bing Maps are always projected using the same Spherical Mercator projection (EPSG: 3857). Bing Maps are always displayed at one of a fixed number … Continue reading

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