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)

 

For UTM Zone 15 Coordinates

Digital orthophotography and hillshade

  • Request URL prefix:
      http://geoint.lmic.state.mn.us/cgi-bin/wms?
  • GetCapabilities request statement:
      http://geoint.lmic.state.mn.us/cgi-bin/wms?VERSION=1.3.0&SERVICE=WMS&REQUEST=GetCapabilities
  • Projection:
      UTM Zone 15 – NAD 83 (EPSG:26915)

Scanned USGS quadrangles (topographic maps)

  • Request URL prefix:
      http://geoint.lmic.state.mn.us/cgi-bin/wmsz?
  • GetCapabilities request statement:
      http://geoint.lmic.state.mn.us/cgi-bin/wmsz?VERSION=1.3.0&SERVICE=WMS&REQUEST=GetCapabilities
  • Projection:
      UTM Zone 15 – NAD 83 (EPSG:26915)
     

For Geographic (Latitude / Longitude) Coordinates

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

Digital orthophotography and hillshade

  • Request URL prefix:
      http://geoint.lmic.state.mn.us/cgi-bin/wmsll?
  • GetCapabilities request statement:
      http://geoint.lmic.state.mn.us/cgi-bin/wmsll?VERSION=1.3.0&SERVICE=WMS&REQUEST=GetCapabilities
  • Projection:
      Geographic – WGS84 (EPSG:4326)
      UTM Zone 14 – NAD 83 (EPSG:26914)
      UTM Zone 15 – NAD 83 (EPSG:26915)
     

Scanned USGS quadrangles:  in progress
 

MIME Type (Format) of Images Returned

  • Digital orthophotography:  jpeg
  • Scanned USGS quadrangles (DRGs):  png
     

WMS Compliance

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

  • Versions supported: 1.1.1; 1.3.0
  • Request Types supported: GetMap; GetCapabilities
  • Request Types not supported: GetFeatureInfo

 

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