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The link you post it brings me to a Catalogue Service where the metadata of a cartographic resource is located. This kind of Services are useful to share the information about geographic resources like who's the owner of the data, the extension, where you can download it or buy it, contact point and more other INSPIRE parameters. The XML download option of ...


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Your best bet is to use InkScape and convert your graphics to SVG. Polygons can be filled with rasters, but points and markers need SVG. If your symbol is available in a font, you can also use Font markers. It's fairly straightforward:- Load bitmap (png, jpg etc) into Inkscape with File > Open File > Save as (use Plain SVG rather than default Inkscape ...


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If you want a basemap with tiles, you need to render them yourself with Mapnik, Maperitive, TileMill or else. Depending on the extent of your area, you will get billions of tiles, mostly filled with ocean water. This is definitely not a task for Openlayers javascript. The OSMXML function might be useful to overlay some POI from the Openstreetmap database, ...



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