In 2013, I made an interactive antipode map (points on opposite sides of the Earth) using the Google Maps API. As I’m trying to make the leap from Google Maps/Mapbox JS to Mapbox GL JS, here is my rehash of the same map. The only tangible difference between these two maps is that you can rotate this version (right-click and drag).
Some issues I have yet to solve:
- I can’t seem to get the rotated maps’ labels to display correctly (i.e. right-side up and left to right). I would need to somehow change them to be rendered as a mirror image.
The second set of maps don’t render at all in Chrome, although they do while testing locally. This entire project seems to work in IE and Firefox.edit: this project now seems to work in Chrome.
– this map was featured on Google Maps Mania! http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.ca/2016/07/the-antipodes-maps.html