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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "SRTM Global Digital Elevation Model" (2006)
Description: SRTM Global Digital Elevation Model (North Central, one of six data sets) represents an elevation map (between 60 degrees North and 56 degrees South latitude) of the world from the NASA/NGA Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data sets from the U.S. Geological Survey's EROS Data Center. The resolution is 3 arc seconds (90 meters). The pixel value represents the elevation in meters. SRTM Global Digital Elevation Model provides a base map layer displaying elevation information between 60 degrees North and 56 degrees South latitude for geographic analysis on regional and national scales.
Keywords and Themes: Elevation, Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
Filename Prefix: srtm_n_elev_c.jp2
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Mapped Drive Folder: /esri2006/ElevImage_World/srtm_void_filled/elevation/
Total size of data files: 852 MB
Data Type: JPG2000 Image
Feature Type: Raster Dataset
Coordinate System: GCS_WGS_1984
Datum: D_WGS_1984Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: World
Source Scale: 1:250,000
Scale Note: Largest scale when displaying the data: 1:250,000.

Created by: U.S. Geological Survey Center for Earth Resource Observation and Science (EROS)
Released by: ESRI; ESRI International Distributors
Content Date: ground condition: 200002; publication date: 200504
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: 2947_edm06