2015 Cartographic Boundary File, State-Alaska Native Regional Corporation for Alaska, 1:500,000

Metadata Updated: July 12, 2016

The 2015 cartographic boundary KMLs are simplified representations of selected geographic areas from the U.S. Census Bureau's Master Address File / Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) Database (MTDB). These boundary files are specifically designed for small-scale thematic mapping. When possible, generalization is performed with the intent to maintain the hierarchical relationships among geographies and to maintain the alignment of geographies within a file set for a given year. Geographic areas may not align with the same areas from another year. Some geographies are available as nation-based files while others are available only as state-based files.

Alaska Native Regional Corporations (ANRCs) were created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), which is federal legislation (Pub. L. 92-203, 85 Stat. 688 (1971); 43 U.S.C. 1602 et seq. (2000)) enacted in 1971, as a "Regional Corporation" and organized under the laws of the State of Alaska to conduct both the for-profit and non-profit affairs of Alaska Natives within a defined region of Alaska. For the Census Bureau, ANRCs are considered legal geographic entities. Twelve ANRCs cover the entire state of Alaska except for the area within the Annette Island Reserve (a federally recognized American Indian reservation under the governmental authority of the Metlakatla Indian Community). A thirteenth ANRC represents Alaska Natives who do not live in Alaska and do not identify with any of the twelve corporations. The Census Bureau does not provide data for this thirteenth ANRC because it has no defined geographic extent and thus it does not appear in the Cartographic Boundary Files. The Census Bureau offers representatives of the twelve non-profit ANRCs in Alaska the opportunity to review and update the ANRC boundaries before each decennial census.

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Metadata Date 2016-03
Metadata Created Date July 12, 2016
Metadata Updated Date July 12, 2016
Reference Date(s) 201603 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Harvested from 2016_kml_anrc_500

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2016-03
Metadata Created Date July 12, 2016
Metadata Updated Date July 12, 2016
Reference Date(s) 201603 (publication)
Responsible Party Unknown
Contact Email
Access Constraints Access Constraints: None, Use Constraints:The intended display scale for this file is 1:500,000. This file should not be displayed at scales larger than 1:500,000. These products are free to use in a product or publication, however acknowledgement must be given to the U.S. Census Bureau as the source. The boundary information is for visual display at appropriate small scales only. Cartographic boundary files should not be used for geographic analysis including area or perimeter calculation. Files should not be used for geocoding addresses. Files should not be used for determining precise geographic area relationships.
Bbox East Long 179.77847
Bbox North Lat 71.365162
Bbox South Lat 51.214183
Bbox West Long -179.148909
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Guid cb_2015_02_anrc_500k.kml.iso.xml
Harvest Object Id 70e404d0-9275-439d-a342-5cc68ce5c5c4
Harvest Source Id fd11e24b-34d5-4269-8863-dc7f33088b63
Harvest Source Title 2016_kml_anrc_500
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Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
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Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::3395
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2016-03
Temporal Extent End 2016-03

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