MapCartographicMode Enumeration

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Specifies the type of the Map – for example, a road map or an aerial map.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Maps.Controls
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone.Maps (in Microsoft.Phone.Maps.dll)


Public Enumeration MapCartographicMode
public enum MapCartographicMode


Member name Description
Road Specifies the road mode of the map control.
Aerial Specifies the aerial mode of the map control.
Hybrid Specifies an aerial mode with overlaid roads and labels.
Terrain Specifies the terrain mode of the map control.


For more info, see the CartographicMode property.


If you use this API in your app, you must specify the following capabilities in the app manifest. Otherwise, your app might not work correctly or it might exit unexpectedly.


Windows Phone 8

For more info, see App capabilities and hardware requirements for Windows Phone 8.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

See Also


Microsoft.Phone.Maps.Controls Namespace