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Easy offline Google Maps layer for MapViz

Hi! I’ve made it easier than ever to integrate Google Maps satellite view with MapViz’s tile_map plugin. It has support for caching maps for offline use.

Start proxying Google Maps into a WMTS service (with docker):

$ mkdir ~/mapproxy
$ docker run -p 8080:8080 -v ~/mapproxy:/mapproxy -d -t danielsnider/mapproxy

Then put this URL into the MapViz map_tile field “Custom WMTS Source…”:



See my github for more details.

I’m thinking of making a wiki tutorial for MapViz about this too.

I welcome your suggestions!

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