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Open-File Report 2013–1284

Shapefile for Coastal Zone Management Program Counties of the United States and Territories, 2009 (CZMP_counties_2009.shp)

By Stephen R. Hartwell, Dana K. Wingfield, Alan O. Allwardt, Florence L. Wong, and Frances L. Lightsom

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A shapefile of 492 Coastal Zone Management Program counties of the United States and its territories, current for the ground condition in 2009, has been extracted from the U.S. Census Bureau MAF/TIGER database. Geospatial information systems with the capability to search user-defined, polygonal geographic areas will be able to utilize this shapefile or secondary products derived from it, such as well-known text representations of the individual polygons within the shapefile.

First posted December 19, 2013

For additional information, contact:
Director, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA 02543

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Suggested citation:

Hartwell, S.R., Wingfield, D.K., Allwardt, A.O., Wong, F.L., and Lightsom, F.L., 2013, Shapefile for Coastal Zone Management Program counties of the United States and its territories, 2009 (CZMP_counties_2009.shp): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1284, 9 p.,

ISSN 2331-1258 (online)






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