14.9. Add external map layers

  1. In the top menu, click the External layer icon.

  2. Click Edit to add a new layer.

  3. Select a layer from the list.

  4. Click Update.

    To remove a layer, click Clear.

    To hide a layer, go to the Layer stack/opacity menu pane and clear the External layer checkbox.

Here are some examples of external layers:

Example 1: First-order administrative boundaries

Example 2: Aerial imagery of Dar-es-Salaam

Example 3: Dark basemap with nighttime lights from Google Earth Engine

Example 4: World time zones


To define external map layers, see the Maintenance app documentation.