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  • CTU Web Service: A SOAP Webservice used to find current information about Cities, Townships and Unorganized Territories (CTUs) in the 7 County region of the Twin Cities, MN.  The GNIS Code is the primary identifier used for finding more information about a CTU. FIPS55 code can be provided to get the GNIS code. Also a list of all the CTUs and their GNIS code can be returned. (Service)
  • DNR Data Deli Web Mapping Service: Provides access to selected spatial data layers using the OGC Web Mapping Services protocol.  The data layers are on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' Data Deli. Note that many of the layers are scale-based and are grayed out until you zoom in to a certain scale. (Service)
  • MetroGIS DataFinder WFS: DataFinder offers 17 WFS containing over 150 datasets total. (Service)
  • MetroGIS DataFinder WMS: DataFinder offers 18 WMS containing over 150 datasets total.  The layers in the WMS are organized into the same categories as the DataFinder Catalog. While OGC Capabilities files are available for WMS and WFS, these contain only basic information. To understand which layers are in each map service and relate the dataset name to its metadata record, please use the DataFinder Catalog together with the WMS webpage. (Service)
  • Minnesota Boundaries: This is a map service containing GIS layers that fall in the ISO 19005 category of Administrative and Political Boundaries.  Currently this consists of various statewide boundary layers. The link below will return the GetCapabilities document which has the information necessary to use this service. (Service)
  • Minnesota Geology: This is a map service containing GIS layers that fall in the category of Geologic features.  Currently this consists of geological features. The link below will return the GetCapabilities document which has the information necessary to use this service. (Service)
  • Minnesota Geospatial Information Office (MnGeo) Geospatial Image Server : MnGeo's Geospatial Image Server has been developed to provide versatile access to large statewide raster databases according to the Open GIS Consortiumís Web Map Service (WMS) standards. (Service)
  • Minnesota Health: This is a WMS service containing GIS layers that fall into the category of Health features.  Currently this consists of nursing homes and hospital facilities. The link below will return the GetCapabilities document which has the information necessary to use this service. (Service)
  • Minnesota Hydrography: This is a WMS service containing GIS layers that fall in the category of Hydrography.  Currently this consists of lakes, rivers and watersheds. The link below will return the GetCapabilities document which has the information necessary to use this service. (Service)
  • Minnesota Social: This is a WMS service containing GIS layers that fall into the category of Social features.  Currently this consists of correctional facilities. The link below will return the GetCapabilities document which has the information necessary to use this service. (Service)