Well Known Text (WKT)

Loading and parsing WKT data with Leaflet-Omnivore

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset=utf-8 />
<title>Well Known Text (WKT)</title>
<meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
<script src='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/v3.1.1/mapbox.js'></script>
<link href='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/v3.1.1/mapbox.css' rel='stylesheet' />
<style>
  body { margin:0; padding:0; }
  #map { position:absolute; top:0; bottom:0; width:100%; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<script src='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/plugins/leaflet-omnivore/v0.2.0/leaflet-omnivore.min.js'></script>

<div id='map'></div>

<script>
L.mapbox.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = L.mapbox.map('map', 'mapbox.streets').setView([0, -80], 8);
// The Well Known Text format is commonly used in database systems,
// and can represent geometries. Unlike other formats, it cannot
// represent properties.
omnivore.wkt.parse('POINT(-80 0)').addTo(map);
</script>
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