Using maxBounds to restrict map panning

Preventing users from leaving an area on the map

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset=utf-8 />
<title>Using maxBounds to restrict map panning</title>
<meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
<script src='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/v3.1.0/mapbox.js'></script>
<link href='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/v3.1.0/mapbox.css' rel='stylesheet' />
<style>
  body { margin:0; padding:0; }
  #map { position:absolute; top:0; bottom:0; width:100%; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id='map'></div>

<script>
L.mapbox.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
// Construct a bounding box for this map that the user cannot
// move out of
var southWest = L.latLng(40.712, -74.227),
    northEast = L.latLng(40.774, -74.125),
    bounds = L.latLngBounds(southWest, northEast);

var map = L.mapbox.map('map', 'mapbox.streets', {
    // set that bounding box as maxBounds to restrict moving the map
    // see full maxBounds documentation:
    // http://leafletjs.com/reference.html#map-maxbounds
    maxBounds: bounds,
    maxZoom: 19,
    minZoom: 10
});

// zoom the map to that bounding box
map.fitBounds(bounds);
</script>
to create your own custom map and use it in this example.
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