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Tags
quadrangles, Maine, index, United States, location, human dimensions


Summary

INDEX100 was created to show 1:100,000 scale neatlines for USGS 30 x 60 minute map series.

Description

INDEX100 contains 1:100,000 scale neatlines for USGS 30 x 60 minute quadrangle maps covering Maine. The index was originally generated by MEGIS staff using the known coordinates for the corners of the USGS 30x60 minute map series. The item NAME carries the USGS official name for each quadrangle. INDEX100 is the coverage 100KINDEX renamed and projected to NAD83.

Credits

Credit should always be given to the data source and/or originator when the data is transferred or printed.

Use limitations

Users must assume responsibility in determining the usability of this data for their purposes. Digital maps retain the accuracy of their source materials. The best use of data mapped at scales of 1:500,000 and 1:250,000 is in statewide planning and studies; at 1:100,000 in regional planning and studies; at 1:62,500 and 1:24,000 in detailed studies and local planning; and at 1:12,000 and 1:5,000 or larger scales in parcel level studies and detailed local planning. In the use of Maine GIS data, please check sources, scale, accuracy, currentness and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the correct copy of both data and metadata from the Maine GIS Data Catalog. Updates, corrections, and feedback, incorporated in the Maine GIS database are made in accordance with "Data Standards for Maine Geographic Information Systems", 2002 and coordinated by MEGIS

Extent

Scale Range
Maximum (zoomed in)  1:5,000
Minimum (zoomed out)  1:500,000

ArcGIS Metadata 

Topics and Keywords 

Themes or categories of the resource  location


Place keywords  Maine, United States, Gulf of Maine

Thesaurus
Title Maine GIS Thesaurus-Place




Stratum keywords  human dimensions

Thesaurus
Title GCMD Parameter Keyword




Theme keywords  quadrangles, index

Thesaurus
Title Maine GIS Thesaurus-Theme




Theme keywords  location

Thesaurus
Title ISO Keyword Thesaurus




Citation 

Title index100
Publication date 1999-07-01
Indeterminate time unknown


Presentation formats  digital map
FGDC geospatial presentation format  vector digital data


Series
Name Maine GIS
Issue SDE server; Internet Data Catalog

Other citation details 1:100000


Citation Contacts 

Responsible party
Organization's name Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  originator


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #145
City Augusta
Administrative area Maine
Postal code 04333
Country USA
e-mail addressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov

Hours of service 9 am to 5 pm EST
Contact instructions
Monday through Friday


Resource Details 

Dataset languages  English


Status  completed
Spatial representation type  vector


Processing environment Maine Office of Information Technology (OIT) Oracle 9i, Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems (MEGIS), Maine GIS SDE, SDEUSER, SDE.DEFAULT, Maine GIS Internet Data Catalog http://megis.maine.gov/catalog/


Credits
Credit should always be given to the data source and/or originator when the data is transferred or printed.

Extents 

Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
West longitude -71.3
East longitude -66.8
South latitude 42.9
North latitude 47.47377

Extent
Description
publication date
Temporal extent
Date and time 1999-07-01
Indeterminate time unknown

Resource Points of Contact 

Point of contact
Organization's name Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact's position GIS Coordinator


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #145
City Augusta
Administrative area Maine
Postal code 04333
Country USA
e-mail addressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov

Hours of service 9 am to 5 pm EST
Contact instructions
Monday through Friday


Resource Maintenance 

Resource maintenance
Update frequency  as needed


Resource Constraints 

Legal constraints
Limitations of use
Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes.
Limitations of use
Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes. Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems, no warranty expressed or implied is made by MEGIS regarding the utility of the data on any other system, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. Neither the Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems, nor any of its contributors, is liable for misuse of the data, for damage, for transmission of viruses, or for computer contamination through the distribution of these data sets.
Constraints
Limitations of use
Users must assume responsibility in determining the usability of this data for their purposes. Digital maps retain the accuracy of their source materials. The best use of data mapped at scales of 1:500,000 and 1:250,000 is in statewide planning and studies; at 1:100,000 in regional planning and studies; at 1:62,500 and 1:24,000 in detailed studies and local planning; and at 1:12,000 and 1:5,000 or larger scales in parcel level studies and detailed local planning. In the use of Maine GIS data, please check sources, scale, accuracy, currentness and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the correct copy of both data and metadata from the Maine GIS Data Catalog. Updates, corrections, and feedback, incorporated in the Maine GIS database are made in accordance with "Data Standards for Maine Geographic Information Systems", 2002 and coordinated by MEGIS

Spatial Data Properties 

Vector
Geometric objects
Object type  complex
Object count 36



Data Quality 

Scope of quality information
Resource level  dataset




Data quality report - Conceptual consistency
Measure description Data set meets "Data Standards for Maine Geographic Information Systems", 2002.




Data quality report - Completeness omission
Measure description Data set is complete. The coverage was generated from a digital file of USGS quadrangle coordinates and projected to NAD83.




Data quality report - Quantitative attribute accuracy
Measure description Attribute accuracy is tested by manual comparison of the source with hard copy printouts and/or symbolized display of digital files. Please report errors to Maine Office of GIS.




Data quality report - Absolute external positional accuracy
Dimension horizontal


Measure description Approximate horizontal accuracy is 51 meters, assuming source data meets National Map Accuracy Standards.


Quantitative test results
Value 51


Evaluation method Data was derived from digital data that meets or exceeds National Map Accuracy Standards for 1:100,000 scale.




Data quality report - Absolute external positional accuracy
Dimension vertical


Measure description Not applicable




Lineage 

Process step
When the process occurred 1999-07-01
Description INDEX100 is the 100kindex renamed and projected to NAD83. The index was originally generated by MEGIS staff using the known coordinates for the corners of the USGS 1:100000 scale quadrangles.


Process contact
Individual's name GIS Coordinator
Organization's name (MEGIS) Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  processor


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207 624-7700
Fax 207 287-3842

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station 174
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333-0174
Country US

Hours of service Monday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST


Source data
Relationship to the process step used


Source citation
Alternate titles  100k








Process step
When the process occurred 1999-07-01
Description The Maine Office of GIS completed the conversion of all final data layers from NAD27 to NAD83 in July 1999. All the data layers were converted using the ArcInfo (version 7.2.1) NADCON conversion and the "project" command. All data was copied to double precision, projected to NAD83, and then copied back to single precision. It was decided to keep the NAD27 quad structure instead of generating new quad boundaries from NAD83 coordinates - all indexes (quads) were projected to NAD83 by using the same process previously described. All MEGIS data libraries in ArcInfo Librarian were repopulated using the NAD83 indexes and data.


Process contact
Individual's name GIS Coordinator
Organization's name (MEGIS) Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact's position GIS Coordinator
Contact's role  processor


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207 624-7700
Fax 207 287-3842

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station 174
City Augusta
Administrative area ME
Postal code 04333-0174
Country US

Hours of service Monday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST




Source data
Description INDEX100 is 100kindex renamed and projected to NAD83. The index was originally generated by Maine Office of GIS staff using the known coordinates for the corners of the USGS 1:100000 scale quadrangles.


Source medium name  hardcopy—diazo on paper
Resolution of the source data
Scale denominator 100000

Source citation
Title (100k) USGS 1:100000 scale quadrangles
Alternate titles  100k


Presentation formats  hardcopy map
FGDC geospatial presentation format  map


Series
Name National Mapping Program Standard Series Topographic Maps
Issue USGS 30 x 60 Minute Map Series

Other citation details Publication date is unique to each quadrangle in the map series. Standard 30x60 minute quadrangles cover geographic areas of 1578 to 2167 square miles. 1 inch at map scale represents 1.6 miles. The following information from the Mid-continent Mapping Center (MCMC) may be pertinent in the use of 100k data: "The 100k quadrangles were primarily produced using 15 minute copy. However, P (provisional) maps and other 7.5 minute copy were also used."


Responsible party
Organization's name U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Contact's role  originator


Responsible party
Organization's name U.S. Geological Survey
Contact's role  publisher


Contact information
Address
Delivery point Reston VA



Resource location online
Locationhttp://mapping.usgs.gov/mac/maplists/



Extent of the source data
Description
publication date
Temporal extent
Beginning date 1984-01-01
Indeterminate time unknown
Ending date 1986-12-31
Indeterminate time unknown



Distribution 

Distributor
Contact information
Organization's name Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact's position GIS Coordinator


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #145
City Augusta
Administrative area Maine
Postal code 04333
Country USA
e-mail addressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov

Hours of service 9 am to 5 pm EST
Contact instructions
Monday through Friday




Transfer options
Online source
Locationhttp://megis.maine.gov/catalog/

Fields 

Details for object INDEX100 
Definition
polygon feature class
Definition source
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI)


Field NAME
 
Field description
USGS 1:100000 scale quadrangle name
Description source
USGS 30 x 60 minute map series
Coded values
Name of codelist USGS 100k quadrangle name
Source USGS



Field TILE-NAME
 
Field description
USGS 1:100000 quadrangle name
Coded values
Name of codelist USGS 100k quadrangle name
Source USGS





Overview Description
Entity and Attribute Overview The item NAME carries the USGS official name for each 1:100000 scale quadrangle.


Entity and Attribute Detail Citation The ArcView shapefile and ArcGIS geodatabase formats, commonly used for Maine GIS data, carry default identifiers and attributes that are software generated and/or important for internal recordkeeping. These are listed here to avoid repetition for every layer, and may not be repeated in the attribute descriptions and definitions of each layer. Common software generated identifiers and attributes in Maine GIS data include: FID (feature identifier), Shape (feature geometry), OBJECTID and SHAPE_lengt. In addition, most GIS formats will carry fields for PERIMETER, AREA and/or LENGTH according to feature geometry. These fields are typically available by default, with the units based on coordinate system or projection units of GIS data. Most GIS software packages also provide a means to calculate these values. It is important to test any columns containing PERIMETER, AREA or LENGTH values before using them for analysis purposes. These important values can be carried from format to format and become out-dated. Verify that the values are correct. Also, in your GIS software, please view the properties of data layers for the map units used to calculate these fields, and for the units set for display purposes.




Metadata Details 

Metadata language English
Metadata character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format


Scope of the data described by the metadata  dataset


Last update 2000-07-01


ArcGIS metadata properties
Metadata format ArcGIS 1.0
Standard or profile used to edit metadata FGDC


Created in ArcGIS for the item 2013-12-18 12:18:57



Metadata Contacts 

Metadata contact
Organization's name Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact's position GIS Coordinator


Contact information
Phone
Voice 207-624-7700

Address
Type postal
Delivery point State House Station #145
City Augusta
Administrative area Maine
Postal code 04333
Country USA
e-mail addressOIT.Customer-Support@maine.gov

Hours of service 9 am to 5 pm EST
Contact instructions
Monday through Friday


Metadata Maintenance 

Maintenance
Update frequency  unknown


Other maintenance requirements Last metadata review date: 20100114


Thumbnail and Enclosures 

Enclosure
Enclosure type  File
Description of enclosure original metadata
Original metadata document, which was translated yes
Source metadata format fgdc

FGDC Metadata (read-only) 

Identification 

Citation
Citation Information
OriginatorMaine Office of Geographic Information Systems (MEGIS)
Publication Date1999-07-01
Publication TimeUnknown
Title
index100
Geospatial Data Presentation Formvector digital data
Series Information
Series NameMaine GIS
Issue IdentificationSDE server; Internet Data Catalog
Publication Information
Publication PlaceAugusta ME
PublisherMaine Office of Geographic Information Systems (MEGIS)
Other Citation Details
1:100000
Online Linkagehttp://megis.maine.gov/catalog/

Description
Abstract
                            INDEX100 contains 1:100,000 scale neatlines for USGS 30 x 60 minute quadrangle maps covering Maine. The index was originally generated by MEGIS staff using the known coordinates for the corners of the USGS 30x60 minute map series. The item NAME carries the USGS official name for each quadrangle. INDEX100 is the coverage 100KINDEX renamed and projected to NAD83.
                          
Purpose
                            INDEX100 was created to show 1:100,000 scale neatlines for USGS 30 x 60 minute map series.
                          
Time Period of Content
Time Period Information
Single Date/Time
Calendar Date1999-07-01
Time of DayUnknown
Currentness Reference
                            publication date
                          
Status
ProgressComplete
Maintenance and Update FrequencyAs needed

Spatial Domain
Bounding Coordinates
West Bounding Coordinate-71.3
East Bounding Coordinate-66.8
North Bounding Coordinate47.47377
South Bounding Coordinate42.9

Keywords
Theme
Theme Keyword ThesaurusISO Keyword Thesaurus
Theme Keywordlocation

Theme
Theme Keywordquadrangles
Theme Keywordindex
Theme Keywordlocation

Place
Place Keyword ThesaurusMaine GIS Thesaurus-Place
Place KeywordMaine
Place KeywordGulf of Maine
Place KeywordUnited States

Stratum
Stratum Keyword ThesaurusGCMD Parameter Keyword
Stratum Keywordhuman dimensions

Access Constraints
                        none
                      
Use Constraints
                        Users must assume responsibility in determining the usability of this data for their purposes. Digital maps retain the accuracy of their source materials. The best use of data mapped at scales of 1:500,000 and 1:250,000 is in statewide planning and studies; at 1:100,000 in regional planning and studies; at 1:62,500 and 1:24,000 in detailed studies and local planning; and at 1:12,000 and 1:5,000 or larger scales in parcel level studies and detailed local planning. In the use of Maine GIS data, please check sources, scale, accuracy, currentness and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the correct copy of both data and metadata from the Maine GIS Data Catalog. Updates, corrections, and feedback, incorporated in the Maine GIS database are made in accordance with "Data Standards for Maine Geographic Information Systems", 2002 and coordinated by MEGIS
                      
Point of Contact
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact Organization(MEGIS) Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact PersonGIS Coordinator
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address Typemailing address
AddressState House Station 174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333-0174
CountryUNITED STATES

Contact Voice Telephone207 624-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone207 287-3842
Hours of ServiceMonday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST

Data Set Credit
                        Credit should always be given to the data source and/or originator when the data is transferred or printed.
                      
Native Data Set Environment
Maine Office of Information Technology (OIT) Oracle 9i, Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems (MEGIS), Maine GIS SDE, SDEUSER, SDE.DEFAULT, Maine GIS Internet Data Catalog http://megis.maine.gov/catalog/

Data Quality 

Attribute Accuracy
Attribute Accuracy Report
                            Attribute accuracy is tested by manual comparison of the source with hard copy printouts and/or symbolized display of digital files. Please report errors to Maine Office of GIS.
                          
Logical Consistency Report
                        Data set meets "Data Standards for Maine Geographic Information Systems", 2002.
                      
Completeness Report
                        Data set is complete. The coverage was generated from a digital file of USGS quadrangle coordinates and projected to NAD83.
                      
Positional Accuracy
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report
                                Approximate horizontal accuracy is 51 meters, assuming source data meets National Map Accuracy Standards.
                              
Quantitative Horizontal Positional Accuracy Assessment
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Value51
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Explanation
                                    Data was derived from digital data that meets or exceeds National Map Accuracy Standards for 1:100,000 scale.
                                  
Vertical Positional Accuracy
Vertical Positional Accuracy Report
                                Not applicable
                              
Lineage
Source Information
Source Citation
Citation Information
OriginatorU.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Publication Datemultiple dates
Publication TimeUnknown
Title
(100k) USGS 1:100000 scale quadrangles
Geospatial Data Presentation Formmap
Series Information
Series NameNational Mapping Program Standard Series Topographic Maps
Issue IdentificationUSGS 30 x 60 Minute Map Series
Publication Information
Publication PlaceReston VA
PublisherU.S. Geological Survey
Other Citation Details
Publication date is unique to each quadrangle in the map series. Standard 30x60 minute quadrangles cover geographic areas of 1578 to 2167 square miles. 1 inch at map scale represents 1.6 miles. The following information from the Mid-continent Mapping Center (MCMC) may be pertinent in the use of 100k data: "The 100k quadrangles were primarily produced using 15 minute copy. However, P (provisional) maps and other 7.5 minute copy were also used."
Online Linkagehttp://mapping.usgs.gov/mac/maplists/

Source Scale Denominator100000
Type of Source Mediastable-base material (mylar)
Source Time Period of Content
Time Period Information
Range of Dates/Times
Beginning Date1984-01-01
Beginning TimeUnknown
Ending Date1986-12-31
Ending TimeUnknown
Source Currentness Reference
publication date
Source Citation Abbreviation
100k
Source Contribution
                                INDEX100 is 100kindex renamed and projected to NAD83. The index was originally generated by Maine Office of GIS staff using the known coordinates for the corners of the USGS 1:100000 scale quadrangles.
                              
Process Step
Process Description
                                INDEX100 is the 100kindex renamed and projected to NAD83. The index was originally generated by MEGIS staff using the known coordinates for the corners of the USGS 1:100000 scale quadrangles.
                              
Source Used Citation Abbreviation
100k
Process Date1999-07-01


Process Contact
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact Organization(MEGIS) Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact PersonGIS Coordinator
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address Typemailing address
AddressState House Station 174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333-0174
CountryUNITED STATES

Contact Voice Telephone207 624-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone207 287-3842
Hours of ServiceMonday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST

Process Step
Process Description
                                The Maine Office of GIS completed the conversion of all final data layers from NAD27 to NAD83 in July 1999.  All the data layers were converted using the ArcInfo (version 7.2.1) NADCON conversion and the "project" command.  All data was copied to double precision, projected to NAD83, and then copied back to single precision.  It was decided to keep the NAD27 quad structure instead of generating new quad boundaries from NAD83 coordinates - all indexes (quads) were projected to NAD83 by using the same process previously described.  All MEGIS data libraries in ArcInfo Librarian were repopulated using the NAD83 indexes and data.
                              
Process Date1999-07-01


Process Contact
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact Organization(MEGIS) Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact PersonGIS Coordinator
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address Typemailing address
AddressState House Station 174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333-0174
CountryUNITED STATES

Contact Voice Telephone207 624-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone207 287-3842
Hours of ServiceMonday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST

Cloud Cover0


Spatial Data Organization 

Direct Spatial Reference MethodVector


Point and Vector Object Information
SDTS Terms Description
SDTS Point and Vector Object TypeArea chain
Point and Vector Object Count36

Spatial Reference 

Horizontal Coordinate System Definition
Planar
Grid Coordinate System
Grid Coordinate System NameUniversal Transverse Mercator 1983
Universal Transverse Mercator
UTM Zone Number19
Transverse Mercator
Scale Factor at Central Meridian0.9996
Longitude of Central Meridian-69
Latitude of Projection Origin0
False Easting500000
False Northing0

Planar Coordinate Information
Planar Coordinate Encoding MethodCoordinate Pair
Coordinate Representation
Abscissa Resolution1
Ordinate Resolution1

Geodetic Model
Horizontal Datum NameNorth American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid NameGeodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major Axis6378137
Denominator of Flattening Ratio298.257

Entities and Attributes 

Detailed Description
Entity Type
Entity Type LabelINDEX100
Entity Type Definition
polygon feature class
Entity Type Definition SourceEnvironmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI)

Attribute
Attribute LabelNAME
Attribute Definition
USGS 1:100000 scale quadrangle name
Attribute Definition SourceUSGS 30 x 60 minute map series
Attribute Domain Values
Codeset Domain
Codeset NameUSGS 100k quadrangle name
Codeset SourceUSGS

Attribute
Attribute LabelTILE-NAME
Attribute Definition
USGS 1:100000 quadrangle name
Attribute Domain Values
Codeset Domain
Codeset NameUSGS 100k quadrangle name
Codeset SourceUSGS

Overview Description
Entity and Attribute Overview
                            The item NAME carries the USGS official name for each 1:100000 scale quadrangle.
                          
Entity and Attribute Detail Citation
                            The  ArcView shapefile and ArcGIS geodatabase formats, commonly used for Maine GIS data, carry default identifiers and attributes that are software generated and/or important for internal recordkeeping. These are listed here to avoid repetition for every layer, and may not be repeated in the attribute descriptions and definitions of each layer. Common software generated identifiers and attributes in Maine GIS data include: FID (feature identifier), Shape (feature geometry), OBJECTID and SHAPE_lengt.  In addition, most GIS formats will carry fields for PERIMETER, AREA and/or LENGTH according to feature geometry. These fields are typically available by default, with the units based on coordinate system or projection units of GIS data. Most GIS software packages also provide a means to calculate these values. It is important to test any columns containing PERIMETER, AREA or LENGTH values before using them for analysis purposes. These important values can be carried from format to format and become out-dated. Verify that the values are correct. Also, in your GIS software, please view the properties of data layers for the map units used to calculate these fields, and for the units set for display purposes.
                          

Distribution Information 1 

Distributor
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact Organization(MEGIS) Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact PersonGIS Coordinator
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address Typemailing address
AddressState House Station 174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333-0174
CountryUNITED STATES

Contact Voice Telephone207 624-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone207 287-3842
Hours of ServiceMonday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST

Resource Descriptionhttp://megis.maine.gov/catalog/
Distribution Liability
                        Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes. Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems, no warranty expressed or implied is made by MEGIS regarding the utility of the data on any other system, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. Neither the Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems, nor any of its contributors, is liable for misuse of the data, for damage, for transmission of viruses, or for computer contamination through the distribution of these data sets.
                      
Standard Order Process
Digital Form
Digital Transfer Information
Format NameESRI Shapefile
Format Version NumberARC Version 9.x
Format Specification
ArcView Shapefile Format
Format Information Content
MEGIS has made all vector layers, in the Maine GIS Internet Data Catalog, available in ESRI's ArcView shapefile format. A shapefile is a simple non-topological format that stores the geometry and attribute information for a set of geographic features as a set of vector (point, line, polygon) coordinates. Shapefiles draw quickly and directly in ArcView, ArcGIS, ArcExplorer. Shapefiles are a compatible data type for many other types of GIS software. Three files are fundamental to each shapefile: .shp stores the feature geometry (shape and location information); .shx stores the index of the feature geometry; .dbf a dBASE (TM) file stores the attribute information for the features. Other index files may be created to help speed analysis and query: these file formats are .sbn .sbx .ain .aix .fbn and .fbx. In addition you may find projection .prj, and metadata .xml, files associated with shapefiles.
File Decompression TechniqueData available from this website is in .zip compressed format. WinZip is a Windows based, PKZip-compatible compression utility. You will need a program like this to extract the data. A link to a trial copy WinZip software is available at http://megis.maine.gov/links/.

Digital Transfer Option
Online Option
Computer Contact Information
Network Address
Network Resource Namehttp://megis.maine.gov/catalog/

Access Instructions
                                        These data are available to Internet browsers for download from the Maine GIS Internet Data Catalog - http://megis.maine.gov/catalog/


Data available from this website is in .zip compressed format. WinZip is a Windows based, PKZip-compatible compression utility. You will need a program like this to extract the data. A link to a trial copy WinZip software is available at http://megis.maine.gov/links/

If you are not already a GIS user, free software for viewing these files is available from Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) - www.esri.com

See http://megis.maine.gov/links/ for a link to ArcExplorer 9.x .
                                      
FeesData may be downloaded from Maine GIS Internet Data Catalog at no charge.
TurnaroundData is available for immediate download from the Maine GIS Internet Data Catalog.


Technical Prerequisites
If you are not already a GIS user, free software for viewing these files is available from Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) http://www.esri.com/ You may also see http://megis.maine.gov/links/ for a link to ArcExplorer 9.x
Available Time Period
Time Period Information
Range of Dates/Times
Beginning Date1999-07-01
Beginning TimeUnknown
Ending DatePresent
Ending TimeUnknown


Distribution Information 2 

Distributor
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact OrganizationMaine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address Typemailing address
AddressState House Station 174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333-0174
CountryUNITED STATES

Contact Voice Telephone(207) 624-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone(207) 287-3842
Hours of ServiceMonday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST

Distribution Liability
                        Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes.
                      
Standard Order Process
Digital Form
Digital Transfer Information
Format NameARCSDE
Format Version NumberArcSDE 9.x
Format Information Content
Oracle 9i

Digital Transfer Option
Online Option
Access Instructions
                                        Please contact the Maine Office of GIS (MEGIS) for access instructions.
                                      
FeesAccess is available through Maine's wide area network; WAN users may contact the Maine Office of Information Technology, Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems (MEGIS) for a login.


Metadata Reference 

Metadata Date2000-07-01
Metadata Review Date2010-01-14
Metadata Contact
Contact Information
Contact Organization Primary
Contact Organization(MEGIS) Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems
Contact PersonGIS Coordinator
Contact PositionGIS Coordinator
Contact Address
Address Typemailing address
AddressState House Station 174
CityAugusta
State or ProvinceME
Postal Code04333-0174
CountryUNITED STATES

Contact Voice Telephone207 624-7700
Contact Facsimile Telephone207 287-3842
Hours of ServiceMonday through Friday 0800 - 1700 EST

Metadata Standard NameFGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard VersionFGDC-STD-001-1998


Metadata Access ConstraintsNone
Metadata Use Constraints
None