Single marker

Add a single marker as a layer to your map.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset=utf-8 />
<title>Single marker</title>
<meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
<script src=''></script>
<link href='' 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 ='map')
    .setView([38.91338, -77.03236], 16)

    // this feature is in the GeoJSON format: see
    // for the full specification
    type: 'Feature',
    geometry: {
        type: 'Point',
        // coordinates here are in longitude, latitude order because
        // x, y is the standard for GeoJSON and many formats
        coordinates: [
    properties: {
        title: 'Peregrine Espresso',
        description: '1718 14th St NW, Washington, DC',
        // one can customize markers by adding simplestyle properties
        'marker-size': 'large',
        'marker-color': '#BE9A6B',
        'marker-symbol': 'cafe'
to create your own custom map and use it in this example.
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