Environmental Systems Research , Inc. (ESRI), 20020401, World Lakes: ESRI Data & Maps 2002, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), Redlands, California, USA.
This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
Horizontal positions are specified in geographic coordinates, that is, latitude and longitude. Latitudes are given to the nearest 0.000001. Longitudes are given to the nearest 0.000001. Latitude and longitude values are specified in Decimal degrees.
The horizontal datum used is D_WGS_1984.
The ellipsoid used is WGS_1984.
The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.000000.
The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257224.
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Coordinates defining the features.
Calculated areas for the features.
Names for the features.
|-9999||Attribute values of -9999 are null values (data not available).|
|-999||Attribute values of -999 are null values (data not available).|
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World Lakes provides a base map layer of major lakes and inland seas of the world.
Environmental Systems Research , Inc. (ESRI), 19920801, ArcWorld 1:3M, ArcWorld 1:25M:, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), Redlands, California, USA.
Rand McNally & Company, 1991, Rand McNally New International Atlas: Rand McNally New International Atlas 2nd printing, revised, Rand McNally & Company, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bartholemew and Times Books, 1990, The Times Atlas of the World: The Times Atlas of the World 8th comprehensive edition, Bartholemew and Times Books, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Environmental Systems Research , Inc. (ESRI), and Defense Mapping Agency, presently known as National Imagery and M, 1992, Digital Chart of the World: Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), Redlands, California, USA.
NASA Visible Earth Program, 20010614, Sea of Aral: NASA, online.
The following steps were performed by ESRI: Extracted the features from ArcWorld 1:25M. Added and replaced features from ArcWorld 1:3M. Generalized to match detail of the Cntry00.shp. Added attribute values from the Rand McNally New International Atlas, the Times Atlas of the World, and the Digital Chart of the World. Updated Area attribute. Removed unneeded attributes. Renamed an attribute. Created ArcGIS™ layer file (.lyr). Created ArcView legend file (.avl). Created projection file (.prj). Ran ArcView Avenue request ExportClean, and created spatial indices.
Data sources used in this process:
The geospatial part of this data set was extracted from the ArcWorld 1:25M and 1:3M databases and then generalized (tolerance unknown). The positional accuracy is unknown.
After processing, the data set is checked for drawing display and number of records and file sizes compared with source materials.
No duplicate features are present.
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|Data format:||SHP The SHP file contains the geospatial data. The SHX file contains the index of the geospatial data. The DBF file contains the attribute data in dBASE format. The PRJ file contains the coordinate system information (optional). The AVL file contains the legend information (optional). The SBN and SBX files contain the spatial index of the geospatial data (optional). The XML file contains the metadata describing the data set <data set name>.shp.xml (optional). Size: 0.299|
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