GIS Lookup: Detailed Data Layer Listing

Title: "ESRI: World Gazetteer" (2004)
 
Description: World Gazetteer represents the locations and proper names for map features around the world. The gazetteer includes attribute and annotation name information from various layers of the Digital Chart of the World. World Gazetteer provides a base map layer that may be used to find locations by their proper name anywhere around the world. The categories include airports, coastal features, drainage features, land features, ocean features, islands, political features, and populated places.
 
Keywords and Themes: Airports, Coastal Features, Drainage Features, Gazetteer, Islands, Ocean Features, Oceans, Political Features, Populated Places, Transportation
 
Filename Prefix: gaz.sdc
FTP Download (NCSU Affiliates only):   
Download Instructions: In the ftp window that opens, search for and save locally all files with the above Filename Prefix.  
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Mapped Drive Folder: /esri2004/data_maps/world/data
Total size of data files: 4.583 MB
 
Data Type: ESRI SDC vector
Feature Type: Point
Coordinate System: GCS_WGS_1984
Datum: D_WGS_1984Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: World
Source Scale: 1:1,000,000

Created by: ESRI; Digital Chart of the World
Released by: ESRI; ESRI International Distributors
Content Date: 20020924
Published Date: 20040301

Collection Name: ESRI® Data & Maps 2004
Physical Location: Reference GIS Data Cabinet
Call Number: G70.212 .E77 2004
Acquired Date: 20040630
Distribution Restrictions: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/gis/esridm/2004/help/rdstrght.htm

Note: To use this data requires software that supports SDC files.

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Record ID: 2390_edm04