Ipswich River watershed

Land use, 1999, Ipswich Watershed, Parker Watershed, Plum Island Ecosystem, Massachusetts - vector

Abstract: 

The MassGIS Land Use datalayer has 37 land use classifications interpreted from 1:25,000 aerial photography. Coverage is complete statewide for 1971, 1985, and 1999. Additionally, more than half the state was interpreted from aerial photography flown during 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995 or 1997. The 15 towns on Cape Cod also contain land use data for 1951. Please see the Land Use Status Map, which displays the years for which land use data were interpreted for each town. In ArcSDE the layer is named LANDUSE_POLY.

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Data set ID: 

478

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Short name: 

PIE_landuse_1999_vector_v2

Data sources: 

PIE_landuse_1999_vector_v2

Methods: 

Dataset copied.

 

Information relevant to the GIS data encoding

The MassGIS Land Use datalayer has 37 land use classifications interpreted from 1:25,000 aerial photography. Coverage is complete statewide for 1971, 1985, and 1999. Additionally, more than half the state was interpreted from aerial photography flown during 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995 or 1997. The 15 towns on Cape Cod also contain land use data for 1951. Please see the Land Use Status Map, which displays the years for which land use data were interpreted for each town. In ArcSDE the layer is named LANDUSE_POLY.Horizontal Coordinate System Name:NAD 1983 StatePlane Massachusetts Mainland FIPS 2001

Datum: D North American 1983
Reference Ellipsoid: Name: GRS 1980 Semi Axis: 6378137.0
Meridian: Greenwich
Projection Name : Lambert Conformal Conic

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