cgd110p020

Data format: Shapefile

File or table name: cgd110p020

Coordinate system: Geographic

Theme keywords: Boundaries, Boundaries, Congressional Districts, Congressional District boundaries, Delegate Districts, House of Representatives, Congress, States, State boundaries

Abstract: This map layer portrays the Congressional Districts of the United States for the 110th Congress. This is a revised version of the June 2005 map layer.

FGDC and ESRI Metadata:

Metadata elements shown with blue text are defined in the Federal Geographic Data Committee's (FGDC) Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM). Elements shown with green text are defined in the ESRI Profile of the CSDGM. Elements shown with a green asterisk (*) will be automatically updated by ArcCatalog. ArcCatalog adds hints indicating which FGDC elements are mandatory; these are shown with gray text.

Identification Information:


Citation:
Citation information:
Originators: National Atlas of the United States


*Title:
cgd110p020
*File or table name: cgd110p020


Publication date: 200707
*Geospatial data presentation form: vector digital data


Publication information:
Publication place: Reston, VA
Publisher: National Atlas of the United States

Online linkage: <http://nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html>


Description:
Abstract:
This map layer portrays the Congressional Districts of the United
States for the 110th Congress.  This is a revised version of the June 2005
map layer.

Purpose:
These data are intended for geographic display and analysis at the
national level, and for large regional areas.  The data should be
displayed and analyzed at scales appropriate for 1:2,000,000-scale
data.  No responsibility is assumed by the National Atlas of the United
States in the use of these data.

Supplemental information:
Many States have more detailed Congressional district information
available online; links are provided below.  For States not listed,
please contact the State government for further information.
>Alabama, Legislative Reapportionment Office:                        ><http://www.legislature.state.al.us/reapportionment/reap.html#anchor509211>
>Arizona, Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission:
><http://www.azredistricting.org/>
>Arkansas, The Arkansas Board of Apportionment:
><http://www.state.ar.us/arkdistrict/maps.html>
>California, California State Senate:
><http://www.sen.ca.gov/ftp/SEN/COMMITTEE/STANDING/EL/_home/>
>Colorado, Colorado General Assembly:
><http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/reap/reapp_index.htm>
>Idaho, The Idaho Department of Water Resources, GIS Data:
><http://www.idwr.idaho.gov/gisdata/new%20pages/new%20data%20download/
>admin_boundaries.htm>
>Indiana, Indiana Secretary of State:
><http://www.in.gov/sos/elections/voters/index.html>
>Iowa, Iowa General Assembly:
><http://www.legis.state.ia.us/Redist/Redist.html>
>Kansas, Kansas Legislative Research:
><http://skyways.lib.ks.us/ksleg/KLRD/Redistrct/CongressPlans.htm>
>Kentucky, Kentucky Legislature:
><http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/pubserv/gis/maps2002.htm>
>Louisiana, Louisiana House of Representatives:
><http://house.legis.state.la.us/reps.htm>
>Maine (see Data quality information section)
>Maryland, Maryland Department of Planning:
><http://www.mdp.state.md.us/redistrict/>
>Michigan, The Center for Geographic Information:
><http://www.michigan.gov/cgi>
>Minnesota, Minnesota Geographic Information Systems Office:
><http://www.commissions.leg.state.mn.us/gis/html/plans2002.html>
>Mississippi, Mississippi Automated Resource Information System:
><http://www.maris.state.ms.us/>
>Missouri, Missouri Secretary of State's Office:
><http://www.sos.mo.gov/>
>Nebraska, Nebraska Legislature:
><http://www.unicam.state.ne.us/districts/index.htm>
>New Hampshire, House Committee Research Office:
><http://www.state.nh.us/sos/congress.htm>
>Nevada, Nevada Legislature:
><http://www.leg.state.nv.us/lcb/research/redistreapp.cfm>
>New Mexico, New Mexico Legislature:
><http://legis.state.nm.us/lcs/redmapsfinal.asp>
>New York, NYS Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and
>Reapportionment: <http://www.latfor.state.ny.us/>
>North Carolina, North Carolina General Assembly:
><http://www.ncleg.net/GIS/Redistricting/District_Plans/Current_Plans.html>
><Ohio, Ohio Secretary of State Office:
><http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/ElectionsVoter/OhioElections.aspx?Section=15>
>Oregon, Oregon State Legislature:
><http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/Publications/pub.htm>
>Texas (see data quality information section)
>Utah, Utah State Legislature:
><http://www.le.state.ut.us/Interim/2001/committeelinks/USCongressional3.htm>
>Virginia, Virginia Division of Legislative Services:
><http://dlsgis.state.va.us/>
>Washington, Washington State Redistricting Commission:
><http://www.redistricting.wa.gov/>
>West Virginia, West Virginia Secretary of State Office:
><http://www.wvsos.com/elections/offices/districts.htm>
>Wisconsin, Wisconsin State Legislature:
><http://www.legis.state.wi.us/ltsb/redistricting/>

*Language of dataset: en


Time period of content:
Time period information:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 200707

Currentness reference:
Ground condition

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and update frequency: Semi-annually

Spatial domain:
Bounding coordinates:
*West bounding coordinate: -179.133392
*East bounding coordinate: 179.788208
*North bounding coordinate: 71.398048
*South bounding coordinate: 17.674692

Local bounding coordinates:
*Left bounding coordinate: -179.133392
*Right bounding coordinate: 179.788208
*Top bounding coordinate: 71.398048
*Bottom bounding coordinate: 17.674692

Keywords:
Theme:
Theme keywords: Boundaries
Theme keyword thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category

Theme:
Theme keywords: Boundaries, Congressional Districts, Congressional District boundaries, Delegate Districts, House of Representatives, Congress, States, State boundaries
Theme keyword thesaurus: None

Place:
Place keywords: United States
Place keyword thesaurus: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1995, Countries, Dependencies, Areas of Special Sovereignty, and Their Principal Administrative Divisions (Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 10-4): Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Place:
Place keywords: USA
Place keyword thesaurus: None

Place:
Place keywords: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Place keyword thesaurus: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1987, Codes for the Identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the Outlying Areas of The United States, and Associated Areas (FIPS 5-2): Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Access constraints: None
Use constraints:
None. Acknowledgment of the National Atlas of the United States of
America would be appreciated in products derived from these data.

Point of contact:
Contact information:
Contact person primary:
Contact person: Jay Donnelly
Contact organization: National Atlas of the United States

Contact address:
Address type: Mailing and physical address
Address:
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
Address:
Room 2D200
City: Reston
State or province: VA
Postal code: 20192

Contact voice telephone: 703-648-5395


Contact electronic mail address: atlasmail@usgs.gov


*Native dataset format: Shapefile
*Native data set environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.2.1350


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Data Quality Information:


Logical consistency report:
No checks for topological consistency were performed on this map layer.

Completeness report:
This map layer includes Congressional District boundaries for all 50
States.  The Delegate Districts of the U.S. Virgin Islands, the District
of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico are treated as At-Large
Congressional Districts.

Lineage:
Source information:
Source citation:
Citation information:
Originators: National Atlas of the United States


Title:
County Boundaries of the United States, 2001


Publication date: 200506


Publication information:
Publication place: Reston, VA
Publisher: National Atlas of the United States

Source scale denominator: 2000000
Type of source media: Online
Source citation abbreviation:
ATLAS-CNTY01_05
Source contribution:
Spatial and attribute information

Source time period of content:
Time period information:
Range of dates/times:
Beginning date: 1972
Ending date: 2001

Source currentness reference:
Ground condition

Source information:
Source citation:
Citation information:
Originators: Georgia


Title:
2005 U.S. Congress (unifiedgeorgia)


Publication date: 2005


Publication information:
Publication place: Atlanta, GA
Publisher: University of Georgia

Online linkage: ftp/;//ftp.itos.iga.edu/pub/reapp/


Type of source media: Online
Source citation abbreviation:
GA_110cd
Source contribution:
Spatial information

Source time period of content:
Time period information:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 2007

Source currentness reference:
Publication date

Source information:
Source citation:
Citation information:
Originators: Texas


Title:
TEXAS-U.S. Congressional Districts, 110th CONGRESS, PLAN 01440c


Publication date: 2006


Publication information:
Publication place: Austin, TX
Publisher: Texas Legislative Council

Online linkage: http://wwwt.tlc.state.tx.us/redist/


Type of source media: Online
Source citation abbreviation:
TX_110cd
Source contribution:
Spatial information

Source time period of content:
Time period information:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 2007

Source currentness reference:
Publication date

Source information:
Source citation:
Citation information:
Originators: U.S. House of Representatives


Title:
Official List of Members of the House of Representatives of the United States


Publication date: 200707


Publication information:
Publication place: Washington, DC
Publisher: U.S. House of Representatives - Office of the Clerk

Other citation details:
This source is updated on a regular basis.


Online linkage: <http://clerk.house.gov/index.html>


Type of source media: Online
Source citation abbreviation:
CD110_0707
Source contribution:
attribute information

Source time period of content:
Time period information:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 200707

Source currentness reference:
Ground condition

Source information:
Source citation:
Citation information:
Originators: National Atlas of the United States


Title:
Congressional Districts of the United States - 109th Congress


Publication date: 200509


Publication information:
Publication place: Reston, VA
Publisher: National Atlas of the United States

Type of source media: Online
Source citation abbreviation:
Atlas_CD109_0502
Source contribution:
Spatial and attribute information

Source time period of content:
Time period information:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 200502

Source currentness reference:
Ground condition

Source information:
Source citation:
Citation information:
Originators: U.S. Bureau of the Census


Title:
Congressional Districts of the United States - 110th Congress


Publication date: 2007


Publication information:
Publication place: Reston, VA
Publisher: U.S. Bureau of the Census

Type of source media: Online
Source citation abbreviation:
CD99_110
Source contribution:
Spatial and attribute information

Source time period of content:
Time period information:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 200701

Source currentness reference:
Ground condition

Process step:
Process description:
Congressional District boundaries from GA_110cd and TX_110cd were
incorporated into Atlas_CD109_0309.  The new district boundaries from
Georgia and Texas were snapped to ATLAS-CNTY01_05 where they were
coincident with county boundaries.  The list of members was updated
with information from CD110_0707.

Process date: 200707


Source used citation abbreviation:
ATLAS-CNTY01_05
Source used citation abbreviation:
GA_110cd
Source used citation abbreviation:
TX_110cd
Source used citation abbreviation:
CD110_0707
Source used citation abbreviation:
Atlas_ CD109_0502
Source produced citation abbreviation:
Atlas_CD110


Process step:
Process description:
Metadata imported.

Source used citation abbreviation:
C:\DOCUME~1\ROBERT~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\xml1121.tmp


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Spatial Data Organization Information:


Indirect spatial reference method:
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1987, Codes for the Identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the Outlying areas of the United States, and Associated Areas (FIPS 5-2): Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology.


*Direct spatial reference method: Vector


Point and vector object information:
SDTS terms description:
*Name: cgd110p020
*SDTS point and vector object type: G-polygon
*Point and vector object count: 3384

ESRI terms description:
*Name: cgd110p020
*ESRI feature type: Simple
*ESRI feature geometry: Polygon
*ESRI topology: FALSE
*ESRI feature count: 3384
*Spatial index: TRUE
*Linear referencing: FALSE


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Spatial Reference Information:


Horizontal coordinate system definition:
Coordinate system name:
*Geographic coordinate system name: GCS_North_American_1983

Geographic:
*Latitude resolution: 0.000000
*Longitude resolution: 0.000000
*Geographic coordinate units: Decimal degrees

Geodetic model:
*Horizontal datum name: North American Datum of 1983
*Ellipsoid name: Geodetic Reference System 80
*Semi-major axis: 6378137.000000
*Denominator of flattening ratio: 298.257222

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Entity and Attribute Information:


Detailed description:
*Name: cgd110p020


Entity type:
*Entity type label: cgd110p020
*Entity type type: Feature Class
*Entity type count: 3384
Entity type definition:
Legislatively defined subdivisions of a State for the purpose of electing representatives or delegates to the House of Representatives of the United States Congress.
Entity type definition source:
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Attribute:
Attribute label: State_fips
Attribute definition:
The 2-digit FIPS code of the State or State equivalent.
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute domain values:
Codeset Ddomain:
Codeset name: Codes for the Identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the Outlying Areas of the United States, and Associated Areas, FIPS 5-2.
Codeset source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Attribute:
*Attribute label: FID
*Attribute alias: FID
*Attribute definition:
Internal feature number.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: OID
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
Attribute label: SEN_2_URL
Attribute definition:
The URL or Uniform Resource Locator is the address of a page on the
World Wide Web.  The address, which provides the basis for
establishing an electronic link from a client to the physical
location of the page on an Internet server, consists of a server
name, file path, and the page's file name.  URL to web page of the Senator defined         in SENATOR_2 field Ex: http://Allard.senate.gov.
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

*Attribute type: Number
*Attribute width: 6


Attribute domain values:
Unrepresentable domain:
There is no predefined set of valid Uniform Resource Locaters.


Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: <blank>
Enumerated domain value definition:
The off-shore portion of a State.
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute:
*Attribute label: Id
*Attribute alias: Id


*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 2


Attribute:
*Attribute label: CONG_DIST
*Attribute alias: CONG_DIST


*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 80


Attribute:
*Attribute label: NAME
*Attribute alias: NAME


*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 1


Attribute:
*Attribute label: PARTY_AFF
*Attribute alias: PARTY_AFF


*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 80


Attribute:
Attribute label: Shape
Attribute definition:
The representation of the entity in the data.
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 20


Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: Polygon
Enumerated domain value definition:
2-dimensional element
Enumerated domain value definition source:
ESRI GIS software

Attribute:
Attribute label: Cong_dist
Attribute definition:
The congressional district number.
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 2


Attribute domain values:
Codeset Ddomain:
Codeset name: Congressional Districts of the United States, FIPS 9-1
Codeset source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: <blank>
Enumerated domain value definition:
The off-shore portion of a State.
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute:
Attribute label: Name
Attribute definition:
The full name and party affiliation of the congressional
representative elected from the congressional district.  Examples:
Don Young (R); Jim McDermott (D); Bernard Sanders (I).  For the
District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the
full name and party affiliation of the Congressional delegate.
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 80


Attribute domain values:
Unrepresentable domain:
There is no predefined set of valid Congressional Representative names.


Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: <blank>
Enumerated domain value definition:
The off-shore portion of a State.
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute:
Attribute label: SENATOR_1
Attribute definition:
First of two Senator names for the state.  Syntax: First Last (Party                       Affiliation Abbreviation) Ex: Ken Salazar (D)
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 80


Attribute domain values:
Unrepresentable domain:
There is no predefined set of valid Senatorial names.


Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: <blank>
Enumerated domain value definition:
The off-shore portion of a State.
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute:
Attribute label: SENATOR_2
Attribute definition:
Second of two Senator names for the state.  Syntax: First Last (Party                      Affiliation Abbreviation) Ex: Wayne Allard (R)
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 80


Attribute domain values:
Unrepresentable domain:
There is no predefined set of valid Senatorial names.


Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: <blank>
Enumerated domain value definition:
The off-shore portion of a State.
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute:
Attribute label: Party_aff
Attribute definition:
The single-character abbreviation of the political party with which
the congressional representative is affiliated.
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 80


Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: D
Enumerated domain value definition:
Democratic Party
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: I
Enumerated domain value definition:
Independent
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: R
Enumerated domain value definition:
Republican Party
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: 0
Enumerated domain value definition:
Vacant.  This value only appears in some versions of the
Congressional Districts file, as necessary.
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: <blank>
Enumerated domain value definition:
The off-shore portion of a State.
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute:
Attribute label: Url
Attribute definition:
The URL or Uniform Resource Locator is the address of a page on the
World Wide Web.  The address, which provides the basis for
establishing an electronic link from a client to the physical
location of the page on an Internet server, consists of a server
name, file path, and the page's file name.  The URL in this map layer
is the address of a given representative's page on the World Wide
Web.  Example: <http://www.house.gov/ronlewis/>.
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute domain values:
Unrepresentable domain:
There is no predefined set of valid Uniform Resource Locaters.


Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: <blank>
Enumerated domain value definition:
The off-shore portion of a State.
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute:
Attribute label: SEN_1_URL
Attribute definition:
The URL or Uniform Resource Locator is the address of a page on the
World Wide Web.  The address, which provides the basis for
establishing an electronic link from a client to the physical
location of the page on an Internet server, consists of a server
name, file path, and the page's file name.  URL to web page of the Senator defined         in SENATOR_1 field Ex: http://Salazar.senate.gov.
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute domain values:
Unrepresentable domain:
There is no predefined set of valid Uniform Resource Locaters.


Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: <blank>
Enumerated domain value definition:
The off-shore portion of a State.
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute:
Attribute label: State
Attribute definition:
The 2-character FIPS code of the State or State equivalent.
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States

Attribute domain values:
Codeset Ddomain:
Codeset name: Codes for the Identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the Outlying Areas of the United States, and Associated Areas, FIPS 5-2.
Codeset source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Attribute:
*Attribute label: URL
*Attribute alias: URL


*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 80
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute:
*Attribute label: STATE
*Attribute alias: STATE


*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 20
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute:
*Attribute label: STATE_FIPS
*Attribute alias: STATE_FIPS


*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 2
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


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Distribution Information:


Distributor:
Contact information:
Contact organization primary:
Contact organization: Earth Science Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey

Contact address:
Address type: Mailing address
Address:
507 National Center
City: Reston
State or province: VA
Postal code: 20192

Contact voice telephone: 1-888-ASK-USGS (1-888-275-8747)
Contact voice telephone: 703-648-5920


Contact instructions:
In addition to the address above there are other ESIC offices
throughout the country. A full list of these offices is at
<http://geography.usgs.gov/esic/esic_index.html>.

Resource description: Downloadable Data


Distribution liability:
Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system
at the U.S. Geological Survey, no warranty expressed or implied is made
by the U.S. Geological Survey regarding the utility of the data on any
other system, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such
warranty.  No responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in
the use of these data.

Standard order process:
Digital form:
Digital transfer information:
Format name: ESRI Shapefile
*Transfer size: 16.723
*Dataset size: 16.723

Digital transfer option:
Online option:
Computer contact information:
Network address:
Network resource name: <http://nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html>

Digital form:
Digital transfer information:
Format name: SDTS
*Transfer size: 16.723
*Dataset size: 16.723

Digital transfer option:
Online option:
Computer contact information:
Network address:
Network resource name: <http://nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html>

Fees: There is no charge for the map layer.


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Metadata Reference Information:


*Metadata date: 20070807


*Language of metadata: en


Metadata contact:
Contact information:
Contact person primary:
Contact person: Terry Higgins
Contact organization: National Atlas of the United States
Contact organization primary:
Contact person: REQUIRED: The person responsible for the metadata information.
Contact organization: REQUIRED: The organization responsible for the metadata information.

Contact address:
Address type: Mailing and physical address
Address:
1400 Independence Road
Address:
MS 700
City: Rolla
State or province: MO
Postal code: 65401

Contact voice telephone: 573-308-3592


Contact electronic mail address: atlasmail@usgs.gov


*Metadata standard name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
*Metadata standard version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
*Metadata time convention: local time


Metadata security information:
Metadata security classification system: None
Metadata security classification: Unclassified
Metadata security handling description:
None

Metadata extensions:
*Online linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
*Profile name: ESRI Metadata Profile

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