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EarthTools API

From their site: EarthTools is a collection of webservices for finding out geographical-related information. There are currently three services available for finding the time zone or local time, the sunrise and sunset times, and the elevation/height above sea level at a given latitude and longitude.

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EarthTools: Highlights

Summary
Web services for geographical information
Category
Tools
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API home
http://www.earthtools.org/webservices.htm 

EarthTools: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
None  
Developer Key Required
 
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
earthtools.org  
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Security

Authentication Model
None required 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
Yes 

Support

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Comments 

May 19, 2011
at 08:42
Comment by: prayagpathak

It is pretty handy to use and quite light weight. But nowadays, they are increasing restrictions such as we cannot call more than certain number of web service calls per unit time.

May 19, 2011
at 08:41
Comment by: prayagpathak

EarthTools provides various WebServices that can be useful to get the data about a particular geographical region. eg. To get the Time Zones and Local Times according to the latitude and longitude of the place, to get the sunrise or sunset times of the place or getiing the elevation/height above the sea level.

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