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Web Mapping Service (WMS)

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Web Mapping Service (WMS) - definition(s)

Web Mapping Service (WMS) - OpenGIS Specification that standardizes the way in which Web clients request maps. Clients request maps from a WMS instance in terms of named layers and provide parameters such as the size of the returned map as well as the spatial reference system to be used in drawing the map.

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Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, 12 July 2011 08:01:10, External 

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