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Minnesota Geospatial Image Service: Technical Specifications

MnGeo’s Geospatial Image Service has the following technical specifications. New to Web Map Services? See How to Use a WMS.

Note:  The urls have been updated to use a secure service (https). The old urls still work (the ones that began with but everyone is encouraged to update their links.

For UTM Zone 15 Coordinates

Digital orthophotography and hillshade

Scanned USGS quadrangles (topographic maps)

For Geographic (Latitude / Longitude) Coordinates

Note:  This service will also provide UTM Zone 14 and UTM Zone 15 coordinates.

Digital orthophotography and hillshade

Format (MIME Type) of Images Returned

WMS Compliance

WMS protocol standards are developed by the Open GIS Consortium (OGC).


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