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I'm a bit of newb' at GIS so be gentle with me.

In Qgis I've set up a wms for the British Geological Survey:

Now the layers are rendering at 1:25000 but at 1:50000 and above the screen goes blank. According to the BGS website they should be visible between 1:75000 and 1:10000. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I'm doing wrong?

Thanks in anticipation,


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The scale is 1:50000 according to the BGS, so it should be fine within these parameters shouldn't it? – Neil Mar 8 '13 at 13:09
@sunil According to the question, Neil is within the scale range so that should not be the cause of the problem. – user3461 Mar 8 '13 at 13:16
@GeoKevin that's true... – Sunil Mar 8 '13 at 13:18
I don't have an answer yet, but I am seeing the same issue. In contrast, the Hydrogeology layer comes through just fine at smaller scales. – katahdin Mar 8 '13 at 13:36
The GetCapabilities for the service reports that it should display below 1:100000. It does this for me in QGIS so I'm guessing there may have been a problem with the scale layering in the service which is now resolved. – nmtoken Apr 11 '14 at 14:00

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