USDA Forest Service

Colville National Forest Data Library


Colville National Forest
765 South Main Street
Colville, WA 99114

(509) 684-7000

United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

Geographic Information Systems

Metadata Information

Welcome to the Colville National Forest GIS Data Dictionary. This page contains GIS data or links to where to find GIS data, and metadata for commonly requested datasets. The datasets are organized by theme.

Authoritative Forest Service data are published on the FS Geodata Clearinghouse <>, and are available as data downloads or map services.

Another way to get the authoritative datasets for a certain National Forest or area is by using the Forest Service Data Extract Tool. <> This is a map-based data download site.

Metadata files contain information about data: geographic coordinate information, how the data set was built, feature classes contained within the dataset, and information about the data steward. Please contact the data steward if you have any questions about the content of the data.

Data files served on this site are geodatabases that have been compressed with WinZip. Projection is a local Albers projection defined for the area of Oregon and Washington in Region 6 of the Forest Service, NAD 1983, units are in meters. 

This data is updated frequently - you'll find specific update information in the Metadata file.


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Last Modified: Wednesday, 01 February 2017 at 17:05:30 CST

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