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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "Statewide 24k hydrography (lines)" (2007)
Description: The North Carolina Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, in cooperation with the North Carolina Division of Water Quality, developed this digital hydrography dataset with Use Support information and water quality classifications to enhance planning, siting and impact analysis. This file enable users to identify surface water features which have special restrictions for building and development based on the locations of the features and their water quality classifications. Surface waters consist of streams, rivers, lakes, ponds, reservoirs, and shorelines. This file also enables users to determine whether a particular surface water is meeting its intended water quality uses. The linework is based on the USGS 1:24,000-scale Digital Line Graphs but has had additions from other sources as needed to include the hydrographic features in the stream classification codes. The data are updated as changes occur. This dataset was created to provide a large and diverse group of users a data resource of North Carolina surface waters to enhance planning for sustainable growth and assist governmental agencies in making resource management decisions through use of a Geographic Information System (GIS).
Keywords and Themes: Blue Line Streams, Hydrography, Inland Waters, Stream Classifications, Surface Waters, Use Basis, Use Support Rating, Water Quality
Filename Prefix: hydro24k_arc
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Mapped Drive Folder: /cgia83/ncom200803/
Total size of data files: 412 MB
Data Type: Shapefile
Feature Type: Polyline
Coordinate System: NAD_1983_StatePlane_North_Carolina_FIPS_3200
Datum: North American Datum of 1983Map Units: meters

Spatial Extent: North Carolina
Source Scale: 1:24,000

Created by: North Carolina Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Released by: NC CGIA via NC
Content Date: varies - see metadata
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Collection Name: NC OneMap - 3/25/2008
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Acquired Date: Downloaded Mar 25, 2008
Distribution Restrictions: Public Domain

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

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Record ID: 3308_NCOM

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