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This Question is about Natural Earth Project. I tried to do some research about creating my own WMS and came across this project. The web page says :

Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset available at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110 million scales. Featuring tightly integrated vector and raster data, with Natural Earth you can make a variety of visually pleasing, well-crafted maps with cartography or GIS software.

How can I harvest the data for my WMS So that it can be used with Mapinfo or Other software?

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Hi @kitex. As you have already noted yourself, your post contains more than one question. Please split them into separate questions - each focusing on a single problem. That would be more appropriate for the Q&A format of this site. –  underdark Aug 31 '11 at 11:48
    
@underdark That would be great but I think all questions are related –  kinkajou Aug 31 '11 at 16:05
    
@kitex Although the questions are related; they are not unique in scope. The third question has been discussed on this stack exchange. The first question is a discussion of its own. The idea is that you have one question per post so you'll have one answer per post. Having 3 different questions in the same post, you will not be able to accept 3 answers. –  dassouki Aug 31 '11 at 18:54
    
@underdark I shall split up the question :) . Thanks. –  kinkajou Aug 31 '11 at 23:26
    
@underdark I have edited my question –  kinkajou Aug 31 '11 at 23:35
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Yes, see http://ian01.geog.psu.edu/geoserver_docs/data/naturalearth/index.html for more details.

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Thanks the link is great :) +1 –  kinkajou Aug 31 '11 at 23:35
    
iant - do you have this page anywhere else. I think it might be useful. –  Matt T Feb 25 '13 at 13:29
    
I'll ask them to reboot it for me - in the mean time try live.osgeo.org/en/quickstart/geoserver_quickstart.html –  iant Feb 25 '13 at 14:04
    
@MattT - it's back! –  iant Feb 25 '13 at 14:51
    
@iant - brilliant, thanks! –  Matt T Feb 25 '13 at 18:59
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