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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "Significant Natural Heritage Areas" (2006)
Description: The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation, Natural Heritage Program in cooperation with the NC Center for Geographic Information & Analysis, developed the Significant Natural Heritage Areas digital data to determine the areas containing ecologically significant natural communities or rare species. NOTE: Due to its dynamic nature, this data becomes outdated very quickly. The Natural Heritage Program MUST be contacted before each use of this data set, to ensure data currency. The Natural Heritage Program MUST be contacted in writing prior to distribution or hardcopy output of this data layer. This data covers the state of North Carolina. This data covers statewide NC. This data was created to assist governmental agencies and others in making resource management decisions through use of a Geographic Information System (GIS).
Keywords and Themes: Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study (APES), Natural Areas, Natural Communities, Natural Ecosystems, Rare Species
Filename Prefix: snha
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Mapped Drive Folder: /cgia83/ncom200703/
Total size of data files: 23.0100 MB
Data Type: Shapefile
Feature Type: Polygon
Coordinate System: NAD_1983_StatePlane_North_Carolina_FIPS_3200
Datum: North American Datum of 1983Map Units: Meters

Spatial Extent: North Carolina
Source Scale: 1:24000

Created by: NC DENR-Div. of Parks and Recreation, Natural Heritage Program
Released by: NC Center for Geographic Information & Analysis
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Collection Name: NC OneMap - 3/12/2007
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Acquired Date: Downloaded Mar 12, 2007
Distribution Restrictions: Public Domain

Note: Public download and possible updated data are available from NC OneMap

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Record ID: 3070_NCOM0703

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