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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "U.S. National Transportation Atlas Railroads" (2006)
Description: U.S. National Transportation Atlas Railroads represents a comprehensive database of the nation's railway system at 1:100,000 scale. The data set covers the 48 contiguous States plus the District of Columbia within United States. U.S. National Transportation Atlas Railroads provides location and partial attribute information for use in national and regional network analysis applications. No data for Alaska or Hawaii.
Keywords and Themes: Transportation, Railroads
Filename Prefix: rail100k.sdc
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Mapped Drive Folder: /esri2006/data_maps/usa/trans/
Total size of data files: 8.5 MB
Data Type: ESRI SDC data set
Feature Type: Polyline
Coordinate System: GCS_North_American_1983
Datum: North American Datum of 1983Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: United States
Source Scale: 1:50,000
Scale Note: Largest scale when displaying the data: 1:50,000.

Created by: Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
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: 2863_edm06