The WMS provides a means of accessing geo-referenced map images over the internet, which can be viewed in a web browser, incorporated in your own web applications or displayed in various geographic Information System (GIS) mapping packages.
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Supported service requests
GetCapabilities request for the GEBCO_08 Grid WMS
This request returns information about the layers contained in the service in the form of an XML file (you may need to save this to view the information).
GetMap request for the GEBCO_08 Grid WMS
This request returns a map. Using the information given in the GetCapabilities request, the user can specify parameters such as the geographic extent of the map and the size of the returned image.