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Dare County GIS Data


Feature Data Layers obtained April, 2000

The following county-wide feature data layers are available for Dare County. The data are in shapefile format (unless otherwise specified), State Plane 1927/feet. ArcView legend files are included for some layers.


Feature Data

Data Layers# of FilesBrief Metadata
Cadastral (polygons)26Cadastral Brief Metadata
Floodplains (polygon)1Floodplains Brief Metadata
Hydrant Locations (points)10Hydrant Location Brief Metadata
Road Centerlines (lines)8Road Centerlines Brief Metadata
Soils (polygons)8Soils Brief Metadata



Digital Orthophotos

Digital orthophoto flights were flown during Spring 1996; reflights of selected areas were done in the Spring of 1997. The photos are black and white, and produced for base mapping at scales of 1:1200, (resolution 1 ft/pix; 6-digit numbers) and 1:4800, (resolution 4 ft/pix; 4-digit numbers). The photos are referenced to the North Carolina State Plane Coordinate System; North American Datum 1927; units feet. The photos were flown by L. Robert Kimball & Associates, Ebensburg, PA. The accompanying world file (.tfw) for each image is compatible with and formatted for use with the ESRI product line of Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

Brunswick Orthophotos



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