Landmark API

Provides direct access to our Local Landmark database enabling mobile developers to enjoy and build location businesses in a format that is commonly understood everywhere in the world.

Landmark API example

Key Features

  • HTTP-based API that returns the closest landmarks based on latitude and longitude (i.e. from GPS, cell-id or WLAN)
  • Default format is JSON, also other formats are available (KML, KMZ, CSV)
  • Runs on Google App Engine, which provides very good reliability and scalability
  • Full API documentation is available at http://api.geckolandmarks.com/docs