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Marker without GeoJSON

Use L.mapbox.marker.icon to create a simple marker without GeoJSON.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset=utf-8 />
<title>Marker without GeoJSON</title>
<meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
<script src='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/v3.3.1/mapbox.js'></script>
<link href='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/v3.3.1/mapbox.css' rel='stylesheet' />
  body { margin:0; padding:0; }
  #map { position:absolute; top:0; bottom:0; width:100%; }
<div id='map'></div>

L.mapbox.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = L.mapbox.map('map')
    .setView([37.9, -77], 6)

// L.marker is a low-level marker constructor in Leaflet.
L.marker([37.9, -77], {
    icon: L.mapbox.marker.icon({
        'marker-size': 'large',
        'marker-symbol': 'bus',
        'marker-color': '#fa0'
to create your own custom map and use it in this example.
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