RIVERS depicts double line river features in Maine from USGS 1:24,000 scale quadrangles. Some New Hampshire and New Brunswick features are also included. Codes are included to select river island polygons. Note that tidal portions of rivers are located in the COAST coverage.
This layer received significant updates and corrections by DEP staff, including coding of river names and classifications per MRSA 38 4-A. Data is current to LD 1529, HP 1121, Second Regular Session of the 121st Legislature, effective 9/13/03. Island polygons have been removed during the SDE loading process.