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Blackberry app: Drop marker to get latitude and longitude

I'd like to have a page on my Blackberry app where the user can drop a marker on a map (Google map most likely) and the coordinates (latitude and longitude) of the marker will be retrieved.

I have looked into the Google Static Maps API but this returns an image, with no option for placing markers and getting their coordinates back from Google.

I also looked at getting the coordinates of a point on a static map from the pixel locations look here, but this is very involved and the different screen sizes of Blackberry phones will each need different calculations.

What I want to do seems easily done in the browser using the Google Javascript API and also Google Maps for iOS or Android, but no Web service that returns a clickable map.

EDIT: I am developing the app for Blackberry OS version 4.5, or 5.0 if necessary.


Any help is appreciated.

Thank you,