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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "Wild and Scenic Rivers" (2008)
Description: The NC-CGIA developed the digital GIS Wild and Scenic Rivers data set from the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System website information ( The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act established a method for providing Federal protection for certain of our country's remaining free-flowing rivers, preserving them and their immediate environments for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. Rivers are included in the system so that they may benefit from the protective management and control of development for which the Act provides.
Keywords and Themes: Environment, Inland Waters, Stream Classifications, Surface Waters, Water Quality, Wild and Scenic Rivers
Filename Prefix: wsr
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Mapped Drive Folder: /cgia83/ncom200903/
Total size of data files: 1 MB
Data Type: Shapefile
Feature Type: Line
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: National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (administered by the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Forest Service)
Released by: NC Center for Geographic Information & Analysis
Content Date: varies - see metadata
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Collection Name: NC OneMap - 3/30/2009
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Acquired Date: Downloaded Mar 30, 2009
Distribution Restrictions: Public Domain

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

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Record ID: 3334_NCOM

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