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What does this data set describe?

  1. How should this data set be cited?


    Online Links:

    • \\ds.fs.fed.us\EFS\\library\gis\r06\des\data\cartography.mdb

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

  3. What does it look like?

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is Albers Conical Equal Area.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 43.000000
      Standard_Parallel: 48.000000
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.000000
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 34.000000
      False_Easting: 600000.000000
      False_Northing: 0.000000

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.001000
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.001000
      Planar coordinates are specified in meters

      The horizontal datum used is North American Datum of 1983.
      The ellipsoid used is Geodetic Reference System 80.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.000000.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

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  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

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Why was the data set created?

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  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    (process 1 of 5)
    Dataset copied.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • C:\lib\gis\des\transfer\use4display27.mdb

    Date: 1911 (process 2 of 5)
    Reprojected from NAD_1927_UTM_Zone_10N to NAD_1983_Albers.

    (process 3 of 5)
    Metadata imported.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • C:\GIS\Gini\SourceGDBMetadata.xml

    (process 4 of 5)
    Dataset copied.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • T:\library\gis\r06\des\data\cartography.mdb

    (process 5 of 5)
    Dataset copied.

    Data sources used in this process:

    • T:\r06\ro\drm\project\gis\gis_work\gstoddard\use4display\cartography.mdb

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

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Last modified: 31-Jul-2007
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