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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "U.S. Water Bodies" (2006)
Description: U.S. Water Bodies represents the major lakes, reservoirs, large rivers, lagoons, and estuaries in the United States. U.S. Water Bodies provides a database of areal water features that identifies the water bodies or reaches that comprise the surface water drainage system of United States.
Keywords and Themes: Hydrography, Inland Waters, Lagoons, Lakes, Reservoirs
Filename Prefix: dtl_wat.sdc
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Mapped Drive Folder: /esri2006/data_maps/usa/hydro/
Total size of data files: 99 MB
Data Type: ESRI SDC data set
Feature Type: Polygon
Coordinate System: GCS_North_American_1983
Datum: North American Datum of 1983Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: United States
Source Scale: 1:24,000
Scale Note: Largest scale when displaying the data: 1:24,000.

Created by: U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Released by: ESRI; ESRI International Distributors
Content Date: varies
Published Date: 20061001

Collection Name: ESRI® Data & Maps 2006
Physical Location: Reference GIS Data Cabinet
Call Number: G70.212 .E77 2006
Acquired Date: 20061122
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Record ID: 2799_edm06