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Title: "Digital Elevation Models - 10 meter NC" (2004)
Description: Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) are digital files consisting of points of elevations, sampled systematically at equally spaced intervals. The USGS has produced DEMs at 10 meter resolution for some portions of North Carolina. These DEMs were originally in SDTS format, downloaded from They were converted to USGS DEM format and reprojected by NCSU Libraries Data Services.
Keywords and Themes: Digital Elevation Model (DEM), Elevation
Filename Prefix: varies
Tiled By: 1:24,000 Quad
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Mapped Drive Folder: /dem/nc_10m
Total size of data files: 0 MB
Data Type: DEM
Feature Type: ESRI GRID
Coordinate System: StatePlane_North_Carolina_FIPS_3200
Datum: NAD_1983Map Units: Meters

Spatial Extent: North Carolina
Sub-Extent: western NC
Resolution: 10 meter
Source Scale: 1:24,000
Scale Note: NULL

Created by: USGS
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Content Date: NULL
Published Date: NULL

Collection Name: NULL
Physical Location: NULL
Call Number: NULL
Acquired Date: 12012004
Distribution Restrictions: Public Domain

Note: Use /dem/nc_10m/index1.shp to determine availability and GRID names.

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Record ID: 2507_usgs