Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Interactive Geodetic Monument Viewer

View, save and print information about MnDOT Geodetic Monuments

Geodetic Monument Viewer

Launch Viewer


For questions or to provide feedback, please use information in the Contacts tab above.

Instructions

Once in the application viewer, click the buttons in the right corner of the menu bar to help locate data and to expand viewer functionality.

Once in the application viewer, click the buttons in the right corner of the menu bar to help locate data and to expand viewer functionality. Click to enlarge.

For detailed instructions and Geodetic Layer definitions, see Help document found in the application toolbar under Tools --> Help.

Navigate to locations using zoom buttons in the upper left corner (or, if you are a mouse user, the mouse wheel). Mouse users may also hold the left button to pan the map.

Zoom directly to locations by using different options in the Find tool.

Display geodetic monuments by choosing the relevant MnDOT Geodetics layers under the Layers tab.

Display geodetic monument datasheets by first choosing the Datasheet tool, then selecting a geodetic monument symbol, and finally on the link in the information box.

Many layers are scale-dependent and will not appear until the map is zoomed in far enough.

Expand the Basemap Layers - Interactive section, found under the Layers tab, for access to many additional layers.

User tips

Printing and pop-up blocking

Pop-up blocking will need to be disabled in order to print any maps and use other features available on this site. You can also add this site to your list of sites where pop ups are allowed:

  • In Internet Explorer, go to tools, Pop-up Blocker Settings and add gismaps.dot.state.mn.us. Click add and close.

Viewing the Interactive GIS map

This map is best viewed at a screen resolution of 1024 * 768 or higher with colors set to thousands or higher. You may encounter problems if you try to stretch the image onto two or more computer screens.

This application is recommended for use with Interent Explorer versions 9, 10 or 11. You may experience problems using other browsers.

Mobile users: This application does not currently support mobile device use. We are hoping to be able to offer a mobile-friendly solution in the near future.

Common GIS layers

Roads, railroads, airport runways, navigable waters, state boundary, county boundaries, municipal boundaries, MnDOT Districts, civil boundaries, township boundaries, state parks, military reservations, indian reservation land, national forests, national parks, streams, lakes

Geodetic-specific layers

  • Geodetic Monuments
  • CORS Stations