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The 'esri.arcgisUtils.createMap' method does not work with basemaps that are not in the Web Mercator Auxillary Sphere projection.

Last Published: May 12, 2015 ArcGIS API for JavaScript
Bug ID Number BUG-000085519
SubmittedFebruary 23, 2015
Last ModifiedDecember 1, 2020
Applies toArcGIS API for JavaScript
Version found3.12
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

This is by design and an extent must be set as suggested in the workaround. This will be added to the API reference to for future guidance.


Specify an extent or provide the geometry service URL in the options.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000085519


  • ArcGIS API for JavaScript

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