You can use the MapBrowser URL directly, without using the interface, to complete the tasks described below.
Viewing a specific location
You can search for a specific location using the MapBrowser URL. To do this, add the dollar symbol ($) to the URL followed by the address.
Add the exact address for the location to get an accurate result.
For example, you can use the $ symbol in the following ways:
- To locate the Opera House, enter https://apps.nearmap.com/maps/#/$OperaHouse
- To locate Houston, Texas, enter https://apps.nearmap.com/maps/#/$Houston%20TX
- To locate the address 18 Shirley Street Carlingford, enter https://apps.nearmap.com/maps/#/$18%20Shirley%20Street%20Carlingford. Note that you must include a space as shown in the example.
Viewing a location at a specific zoom
If you know the latitude and longitude of a location, and the specific zoom level you'd like to view it at, you can easily navigate using the URL. For example, zoom to the Opera House forecourt (-33.857671, 151.215084, zoom level 19) without knowing the exact date of the imagery.
- Enter: https://apps.nearmap.com/maps/#/@
- Add the latitude.
- Add the longitude.
- Add the zoom level in the format nn.00z
The final URL will be: https://apps.nearmap.com/maps/#/@-33.8576710,151.2150840,19.00z
A zoom level of 21 corresponds to 7.4 cm per pixel resolution, 20 to 14.8 cm, 19 to 29.7 cm, and so forth.
NOTE: Without the map view and survey date, the URL will resolve to 0 degrees rotation, vertical base layer for the latest available survey. For example, https://apps.nearmap.com/maps/#/@-33.8576710,151.2150840,19.00z,0d/V
Viewing a location by its latitude/longitude
Nearmap coordinates are entered as Decimal Degrees. If your coordinates are formatted in degrees, Minutes and Seconds convert them to decimal degrees.
Use the following example to create a URL that returns a map with the supplied coordinates, using the latest available imagery for that location: https://apps.nearmap.com/maps/#/@-33.8627040,151.2085080,13.00z,0d/V/20230620
Type the longitude and latitude of the location you want, in decimal coordinates. The first value is degrees North (for South make this value negative). The second value is degrees East (for West make this value negative).
Use the following example to create a URL that returns a map for a specific date: https://apps.nearmap.com/maps/#/@-33.8627040,151.2085080,13.00z,0d/V/20230620
Enter the date of capture you want in YYYYMMDD format after specifying the latitude/longitude, zoom level and map view.
If you choose a date for which we do not have imagery, you will be shown the most recent date before that for which we do have imagery. Both the URL and the timeline will reflect the selected date in this case.
Adding a location marker
To view a specific location, say the Opera House forecourt, and add a location indicator for that location, simply add
?locationMarker to the end of URL. For example: https://apps.nearmap.com/maps/#/@-33.8576710,151.2150840,19.00z,0d/V?locationMarker