Module:Location map/data/Japan Niigata Prefecture/doc

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This is the documentation page for Module:Location map/data/Japan Niigata Prefecture

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Module:Location map/data/Japan Niigata Prefecture is a location map definition used to overlay markers and labels on an equirectangular projection map of Niigata Prefecture. The markers are placed by latitude and longitude coordinates on the default map or a similar map image.


These definitions are used by the following templates when invoked with parameter "Japan Niigata Prefecture":

Map definition

  • name = Niigata Prefecture
    Name used in the default map caption
  • bottom = 36.669
    Latitude at bottom edge of map, in decimal degrees
  • left = 137.5445
    Longitude at left edge of map, in decimal degrees
  • right = 139.975
    Longitude at right edge of map, in decimal degrees

Alternative map

The {{Location map}}, {{Location map many}}, and {{Location map+}} templates have parameters to specify an alternative map image. The map displayed as image1 can be used with the relief or AlternativeMap parameters. Examples may be found below or in the following:


Longitude: from West to East this map definition covers 2.4305 degrees.

  • At an image width of 200 pixels, that is 0.0122 degrees per pixel.
  • At an image width of 1000 pixels, that is 0.0024 degrees per pixel.

Latitude: from North to South this map definition covers 1.961 degrees.

  • At an image height of 200 pixels, that is 0.0098 degrees per pixel.
  • At an image height of 1000 pixels, that is 0.002 degrees per pixel.

Examples using location map templates

Location map, using default map (image)

Template:Location map

{{Location map | Japan Niigata Prefecture
| width   = 200
| lat_deg = 37.916194
| lon_deg = 139.036389
| label   = Niigata City



See also

Location map templates

Creating new map definitions