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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "Global Digital Elevation Model (ETOPO2)" (2006)
Description: Global Digital Elevation Model (ETOPO2) represents gridded (2 minute by 2 minute) elevation and bathymetry for the world. These data were derived from the National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) ETOPO2 Global 2' Elevations data set from September 2001. Global Digital Elevation Model (ETOPO2) provides a base map layer displaying global elevation information for geographic analysis on global, regional, and national scales.
Keywords and Themes: Bathymetry, Elevation, Oceans
Filename Prefix: etopo2
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Mapped Drive Folder: /esri2006/ElevImage_World/world_elevation/
Total size of data files: 112 MB
Data Type: ArcInfo GRID
Feature Type: Raster Dataset
Coordinate System: GCS_WGS_1984
Datum: D_WGS_1984Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: World
Source Scale: 1:14,000,000
Scale Note: Largest scale when displaying the data: 1:14,000,000.

Created by: National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
Released by: ESRI; ESRI International Distributors
Content Date:
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: 2979_edm09