MapKit: Terrain mode should be opened and fixed

Number:rdar://9621632 Date Originated:16-Jun-2011 04:43 PM
Status:Duplicate/7405316/Open Resolved:
Product:iPhone SDK Product Version:5.0 beta
Classification:Feature Request Reproducible:n/a
The MKMapView.mapType property currently doesn't allow (at least officially) to use Terrain mode map tiles. However, some apps on the App Store already use the undocumented MKMapType=3 to set terrain mode.

We tried that ourselves and it seems to work fine. There's only one problem: on the iPhone 4 Retina display, the highest zoom level doesn't work correctly and displays black tiles (streets are shown, though). This is reproducible both on the device and in the simulator.

We would appreciate if terrain mode will be made available officially and the black tile problem fixed.


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