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Title: "NTAD: National Park System Boundary Dataset" (2004)
 
Description: National Park Service unit boundaries. Service wide boundary set for display and general analysis purposes. These digital park unit boundaries should not be used for any legal boundary disputes. They are intended solely for use only in identifying the general locations of national park units throughout the U.S.
 
Keywords and Themes: Boundaries, National Park Service (NPS), National Parks, Parks, Preserved Areas
 
Filename Prefix: park
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Mapped Drive Folder: /fedgov/bts/ntad04/polygon/parks/
Total size of data files: 7.86 MB
 
Data Type: ESRI Shapefile
Feature Type: Polygon
Coordinate System: GCS_WGS_1984
Datum: D_WGS_1984Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: United States and Territories

Created by: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
Released by: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
Content Date: 38047
Published Date: 20040519

Collection Name: National Transportation Atlas Databases (NTAD) 2004
Physical Location: Reference Gov. Docs. CD Cabinet
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Acquired Date: 20040901
Distribution Restrictions: Public Domain

Note: To be used for display and general analysis purposes only. These digital national park unit boundaries should not be used for any legal boundary disputes. To obtain the most accurate, current boundary, users should contact the specific park. The National Park Service (NPS) shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the park boundary data described and/or contained herein. These data are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The information contained in these data is dynamic and may change over time. The data are no better than the original sources from which they were derived. In fact, the data are likely less accurate than the original sources as no attempt has been made to thoroughly error check the data. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistently within the limitations of geospatial data in general, and these data in particular. The National Park Service gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data. It is strongly recommended that these data be directly acquired from an NPS server, and not indirectly through other sources that may have changed the data in some way. Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the National Park Service, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding the utility of the data on another system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data. Acknowledgment of the National Park Service (NPS) and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) National Transportation Atlas Database 2004 would be appreciated in products derived from these data.

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Record ID: 2482_ntad04