Downloadable Geographic Data

A majority of these layers are available as geographic data files compatible with popular geographic information system (GIS) softwares, and are available for download from the State of Michigan's MI Geographic Data Library (MGDL), online at " www.mcgi.state.mi.us/mgdl ". See the next section for more information on other cooperating data providers in Michigan, in addition to the State of Michigan MGDL.

Requires special software. Requires sufficient drive space; many geographic data files, particularly imagery, consume a lot of drive space because those files are large.