Historic Lighthouses of the US Coast

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

This dataset includes lighthouses in coastal areas of the United States (including Puerto Rico) that may or may not be official or active aids for navigation. This dataset is a compilation of lighthouses identified from various official data sources: Aids to Navigation (ATON), National Geodetic Survey (NGS), National Park Service (NPS), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Lighthouse focal plane height measurements are given in feet (FT). Only lighthouses extracted from the ATON database contain verified focal plane heights, whereas lighthouses from other official sources have unverified focal plane heights. Processing of lighthouse point data (in order of priority): ATON database (USCG)- eliminated all point records with 'Buoy' or 'buoy' in the Structure description and those without a match in the lighthouse database supplied by a private citizen; NGS database- eliminated all point records already identified in the ATON database, records not containing 'lighthouse' in the Name description or in the Marker description, records where the Last Condition field was specified as "Not Found," and those without a match in the lighthouse database supplied by a private citizen; NPS database- eliminated all point records already identified in either the ATON or NGS database and those without a match in the lighthouse database supplied by a private citizen NOAA; (Raster Nautical Charts)- Digitized points for lighthouses not already found in the ATON, NGS, NPS databases, or by a private citizen. Private Citizen- Lighthouse list (with Lat/Lon coordinates).

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Metadata Date December 12, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 27, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) December 12, 2018 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date December 12, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 27, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) December 12, 2018 (publication)
Responsible Party Office for Coastal Management (Resource Provider)
Contact Email
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Bbox East Long -64.619076
Bbox North Lat 60.537515
Bbox South Lat 17.755098
Bbox West Long -164.927654
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
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Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
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Spatial Harvester True

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