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CSIRO makes them available: https://www.seegrid.csiro.au/wiki/AppSchemas/HollowWorld Also look at ShapeChange as a way to transform UML to GML
Please check your WMS GetCapabilities response. If you cannot add layers usually the cause is that WMS GetCapabilities output is broken because of e.g. a misconfigured layer.
You have a couple of options: For an R-based solution, see the AQP family of packages, in particular "soilDB" If you feel like reverse-engineering WMS, and related AJAX-style queries see SoilWeb The "soil data access" website (not enough rep. points to provide a link) provides a limited SQL interface to the SSURGO tabular data. The SDA_query() function ...
You don't actually need to parse Wikipedia. It's already parsed and structured as Linked Open Data by DBPedia. For instance, you can get the area of London with this HTTP query: ...
This is not a replacement, but gives you some REST APIs to query and display your data in the ArcGIS REST API format. For complex function you still have to use ArcGIS Server. You need to first install Cartoview then install the server app http://www.cartologic.com/cartoview/apps/cartoserver/
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