TIGER/Line Shapefile, 2012, Series Information File for the Current Point Landmarks Shapefiles

Metadata Updated: December 3, 2020

The TIGER/Line shapefiles and related database files (.dbf) are an extract of selected geographic and cartographic information from the U.S. Census Bureau's Master Address File / Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) Database (MTDB). The MTDB represents a seamless national file with no overlaps or gaps between parts, however, each TIGER/Line shapefile is designed to stand alone as an independent data set, or they can be combined to cover the entire nation. The Census Bureau includes landmarks in the MTDB for locating special features and to help enumerators during field operations. Some of the more common landmark types include area landmarks such as airports, cemeteries, parks, mountain peaks/summits, schools, and churches and other religious institutions. The Census Bureau has added landmark features to MTDB on an as-needed basis and made no attempt to ensure that all instances of a particular feature were included. The presence or absence of a landmark such as a hospital or prison does not mean that the living quarters associated with that landmark were geocoded to that census tabulation block or excluded from the census enumeration.

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Dates

Metadata Date March 19, 2015
Metadata Created Date December 3, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 3, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2012 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from Census TIGER 2012 Point Landmarks

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date March 19, 2015
Metadata Created Date December 3, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 3, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2012 (publication)
Responsible Party Unknown
Contact Email
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Access Constraints Use Constraints: The TIGER/Line Shapefile products are not copyrighted however TIGER/Line and Census TIGER are registered trademarks of the U.S. Census Bureau. These products are free to use in a product or publication, however acknowledgment must be given to the U.S. Census Bureau as the source. The point landmark information in the TIGER/Line Shapefiles are for statistical data collection purposes only., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long 179.859681
Bbox North Lat 71.441059
Bbox South Lat -14.601813
Bbox West Long -179.231086
Collection Metadata true
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Licence No warranty, expressed or implied is made with regard to the accuracy of these data, and no liability is assumed by the U.S. Government in general or the U.S. Census Bureau in specific as to the spatial or attribute accuracy of the data. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. government in the use of these files. The boundary information in the TIGER/Line Shapefiles is for statistical data collection and tabulation purposes only; their depiction and designation for statistical purposes do not constitute a determination of jurisdictional authority or rights of ownership or entitlement and they are not legal land descriptions.
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2011-08-01
Temporal Extent End 2012-06-01

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