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Add a raster image to a map layer

This example adds a radar weather image over a dark vector style.

To add the raster overlay, the example adds an image source, and a raster layer to the map.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Add a raster image to a map layer</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no">
<link href="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v2.4.1/mapbox-gl.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v2.4.1/mapbox-gl.js"></script>
<style>
body { margin: 0; padding: 0; }
#map { position: absolute; top: 0; bottom: 0; width: 100%; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id="map"></div>
<script>
// TO MAKE THE MAP APPEAR YOU MUST
// ADD YOUR ACCESS TOKEN FROM
// https://account.mapbox.com
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
const map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
maxZoom: 5.99,
minZoom: 4,
zoom: 5,
center: [-75.789, 41.874],
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/dark-v10'
});
map.on('load', () => {
map.addSource('radar', {
'type': 'image',
'url': 'https://docs.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/assets/radar.gif',
'coordinates': [
[-80.425, 46.437],
[-71.516, 46.437],
[-71.516, 37.936],
[-80.425, 37.936]
]
});
map.addLayer({
id: 'radar-layer',
'type': 'raster',
'source': 'radar',
'paint': {
'raster-fade-duration': 0
}
});
});
</script>
</body>
</html>