LIMBs are Labels In the Map Border.
For years they have been used on paper maps to label roads as they leave the map. They often indicate which town or city the road leads to.
Maps are no longer static. Electronic maps don't need to show the same information that was provided on the edge of a paper map.
Instead LIMBs can allow you to see and interact with features that are off the map.
If you already have a Google Map that contains a
then you are one line of code away from tracking the marker in the map border.
First import the script:
var myLimb = new lucid.maps.limbs.Limb( myMarker );
MapNav is a mobile webapp.
The near-to-here feature (triggered by the buttons on the top-right of the toolbar) uses LIMBs to track places when they fall off the edge of the map.View the Site
miso is a company that specialises in online GIS products and services.
The "contact us" section includes a Google Map that shows the most convenient transport links. LIMBs are used to indicate the direction of the nearest train stations and motorway junctions.View the Site