What types of map types are available in the Maps API?
How do I modify the map type in use by the map?
You modify the map type in use by the Map by setting its mapTypeId property, either within the constructor via setting its Map options object, or by calling the map’s setMapTypeId () method. The mapTypeID property defaults to roadmap.
What is the styledmaptype and how does it work?
// show that map type. The StyledMapType allows you to customize the presentation of the standard Google base maps, changing the visual display of such elements as roads, parks, and built-up areas to reflect a different style than that used in the default map type. For more information about the StyledMapType, see the guide to styled maps.
What is a region in map kit?
Using Map Kit, the portion of the map that is displayed on the screen is referred to as the region. The region is defined by a center location and a span of the surrounding area to be displayed. Inside the Map View an annotation could be created, indication a Point of Interest.