Bing Maps Elevations API

Use the Elevations API to get elevation information for a set of locations, polyline, or area on the Earth.

In this section

Topic Description
Get Elevations Use these URL templates to get elevations for a set of locations, a polyline or area on the Earth.
Elevation Data Use this description to understand the data values returned in the response.
Point Compression Algorithm Use this algorithm to create a compressed encoded string that represents a large number of locations. You can then use this string in place of a long list of coordinates when you request elevations.