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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "U.S. National Atlas Historic Earthquakes" (2006)
Description: U.S. National Atlas Historic Earthquakes represents the locations of significant, historic earthquakes in United States and adjacent Canada and Mexico that caused deaths, property damage, and geological effects, or were otherwise experienced by the resident populations. U.S. National Atlas Historic Earthquakes provides the locations of significant, historic earthquakes for geographic display and analysis at regional and national levels. This data set is intended for a mixed audience of specialists and non-specialists alike who have a need for general, non-technical information about significant U.S. earthquakes.
Keywords and Themes: Earthquake depths, Earthquakes, Geological Effects, Geoscientific Information, Historic Earthquakes
Filename Prefix: quakehis.sdc
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Mapped Drive Folder: /esri2006/data_maps/usa/landmarks/
Total size of data files: 0.33 MB
Data Type: ESRI SDC data set
Feature Type: Point
Coordinate System: GCS_North_American_1983
Datum: North American Datum of 1983Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Source Scale: 1:100,000
Scale Note: Largest scale when displaying the data: 1:100,000.

Created by: National Atlas of the United States and the United States Geological Survey
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: 2839_edm06