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Display line that crosses 180th meridian

Draw a line across the 180th meridian using a GeoJSON source.

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<title>Display line that crosses 180th meridian</title>
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body { margin: 0; padding: 0; }
#map { position: absolute; top: 0; bottom: 0; width: 100%; }
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</head>
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<div id="map"></div>
<script>
var map = new maplibregl.Map({
container: 'map',
style:
'https://api.maptiler.com/maps/streets/style.json?key=get_your_own_OpIi9ZULNHzrESv6T2vL',
center: [-41.62667, 26.11598],
zoom: 0
});
map.on('load', function () {
map.addLayer({
'id': 'route',
'type': 'line',
'source': {
'type': 'geojson',
'data': {
'type': 'Feature',
'properties': {},
'geometry': createGeometry(false)
}
},
'layout': { 'line-cap': 'round' },
'paint': {
'line-color': '#007296',
'line-width': 4
}
});
map.addLayer({
'id': 'route-label',
'type': 'symbol',
'source': 'route',
'layout': {
'symbol-placement': 'line-center',
'text-field': 'Crosses the world'
}
});
map.addLayer({
'id': 'route-two',
'type': 'line',
'source': {
'type': 'geojson',
'data': {
'type': 'Feature',
'properties': {},
'geometry': createGeometry(true)
}
},
'layout': { 'line-cap': 'round' },
'paint': {
'line-color': '#F06317',
'line-width': 4
}
});
map.addLayer({
'id': 'route-two-label',
'type': 'symbol',
'source': 'route-two',
'layout': {
'symbol-placement': 'line-center',
'text-field': 'Crosses 180th meridian'
}
});
function createGeometry(doesCrossAntimeridian) {
var geometry = {
'type': 'LineString',
'coordinates': [
[-72.42187, -16.59408],
[140.27343, 35.67514]
]
};
// To draw a line across the 180th meridian,
// if the longitude of the second point minus
// the longitude of original (or previous) point is >= 180,
// subtract 360 from the longitude of the second point.
// If it is less than 180, add 360 to the second point.
if (doesCrossAntimeridian) {
var startLng = geometry.coordinates[0][0];
var endLng = geometry.coordinates[1][0];
if (endLng - startLng >= 180) {
geometry.coordinates[1][0] -= 360;
} else if (endLng - startLng < 180) {
geometry.coordinates[1][0] += 360;
}
}
return geometry;
}
});
</script>
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