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*** NorthStar Mapper Retired October 31, 2016 ***

NorthStar Mapper was built on older technology that MnGeo could no longer maintain, so it retired on October 31, 2016. Unfortunately, no resources are currently available to create a replacement site using new technology.

Suggestions for other websites that can perform many of NorthStar Mapper’s functions:

If you have questions or comments about NorthStar Mapper, especially if you cannot find a replacement for a function it performed, please let us know at:

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  • Navigate the state
    • Zoom-in to areas of interest
    • Jump to a city, county or township
    • Quickly find information about a place, including its population and elevation
  • Customize and print your map
    • View color air photos
    • Look at topographic maps
    • Mix-and-match place names, roads, boundaries, lakes and streams, parks, forests, land cover and elevation
  • Share your map with a friend
  • Download data for use with GIS (geographic information systems) software
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