PeakFinder covers the whole world from the northern to the southern latitude 80°.
Digital Elevation Model
The digital elevation model of the SRTM and LiDAR projects are used for calculating panoramic views. The following table gives an overview regarding the data sources:
The GIS data (Geographic Information System) is collected from different sources. The following table gives an overview regarding the data sources:
Comments on Openstreetmap.org
Openstreetmap.org is the Wikipedia of online maps. In Europe and the USA the quality of the data is quite good. In other countries the peak data has many errors. In these areas additional data sources area used.
Please help to improve the Openstreetmap.org data. This way also other many great projects may benefit from your work. The following page describes how to add new peaks to Openstreetmap.org: www.youtube.com
The changes in openstreetmap.org will be available in PeakFinder 24 hours later.
Application Programming Interface
The following page describes the URL format and how to embed PeakFinder to any webpage: Application Programming Interface