Enhanced Historical Land-Use and Land-Cover Data Sets of the U.S. Geological Survey: Data Source Index Polygons

Metadata Updated: December 11, 2019

This polygon data set provides ancillary information to supplement a release of enhanced U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) historical land-use and land-cover data. The data set presents some of the original file-header documentation, as well as some details describing how the data files were used in the data release, in a geographic context.

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License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Date April 1, 2007
Metadata Created Date October 10, 2019
Metadata Updated Date December 11, 2019
Reference Date(s) April 1, 2007 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOI CKAN Harvest Source

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date April 1, 2007
Metadata Created Date October 10, 2019
Metadata Updated Date December 11, 2019
Reference Date(s) April 1, 2007 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: none, Access Constraints: none
Bbox East Long -65.999375
Bbox North Lat 61.999559
Bbox South Lat 18.872230
Bbox West Long -157.330542
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Graphic Preview Description Illustration of the data set.
Graphic Preview File https://water.usgs.gov/GIS/browse/ds240_landuse_src_poly.png
Graphic Preview Type PNG
Harvest Object Id a63edc99-dd8a-4797-900e-31689ddce4ee
Harvest Source Id 34ce571b-cb98-4e0b-979f-30f9ecc452c5
Harvest Source Title DOI CKAN Harvest Source
Licence Although this data set has been used by the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, no warranty expressed or implied is made by the U.S. Geological Survey as to the accuracy of the data and related materials. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of this data, software, or related materials. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Although this Federal Geographic Data Committee-compliant metadata file is intended to document the data set in nonproprietary form, this metadata file may include some vendor-specific terminology.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester true

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