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Title: "CGIA: FEMA flood zones" (2004)
Description: Flood hazard areas delineated as FEMA Q3 digital files in eastern NC, for planning purposes only, NC Division of Emergency Management. Includes areas in flood hazard zones for 52 counties only (divided into eastern NC and western NC sets).
Keywords and Themes: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM), Flood Zones, Floods, United States
Filename Prefix: q3 west_in
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Mapped Drive Folder: /cgia83/BasinPro8/environmental
Total size of data files: 4.74 MB
Data Type: ESRI Shapefile
Feature Type: Polygon
Coordinate System: StatePlane_North_Carolina_FIPS_3200
Datum: NAD_1983Map Units: Meters

Spatial Extent: North Carolina
Sub-Extent: Western 1/2 NC counties
Source Scale: 1:12,000

Created by: Federal Emergency Management Agency
Released by: NC Center for Geographic Information & Analysis
Content Date: 0
Published Date: 0

Collection Name: BasinPro 8
Physical Location: Reference GIS Data Cabinet
Call Number: TD224 .N8 B375 2004
Acquired Date: 20040601
Distribution Restrictions: Public Domain

Note: The NC Floodplain Mapping Program is creating new flood zone data for the state that is more accurate than the Q3 data. Check for status and data downloading.

See also Library Q3 data documentation.

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Record ID: 2341_bp8

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