Data format: Raster Dataset

File or table name: sahuarita

Coordinate system: Universal Transverse Mercator

Theme keywords: Sahuarita DEM

Abstract: This is the USGS 30 meter DEM for the Sahuarita 7.5 minutequadrangle.

FGDC and ESRI Metadata:

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Identification Information:

Citation information:
Originators: U.S. Geological Survey

*File or table name: sahuarita

Publication date: 2001
*Geospatial data presentation form: raster digital data

*Online linkage: \\Vasallus\vasdata\buffel_srer\SRER_shp_files\sahuarita

This is the USGS 30 meter DEM for the Sahuarita 7.5 minutequadrangle.

This data was obtained from the ALRIS program in the USGS DEM data format. It was read into the ARC/INFO GRID format at the Advanced Resource Technology  Group at The University of Arizona.  These data have been projected into the NAD83 datum.

*Language of dataset: en

Time period of content:
Time period information:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 2001

Currentness reference:
publication date

Progress: Complete
Maintenance and update frequency: None planned

Spatial domain:
Bounding coordinates:
*West bounding coordinate: -111.000053
*East bounding coordinate: -110.874917
*North bounding coordinate: 31.998370
*South bounding coordinate: 31.873265

Local bounding coordinates:
*Left bounding coordinate: 499995.000000
*Right bounding coordinate: 511815.000000
*Top bounding coordinate: 3540255.000000
*Bottom bounding coordinate: 3526395.000000

Theme keywords: Sahuarita DEM

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Point of contact:
Contact information:
Contact organization primary:
Contact organization: U.S. Geological Survey

*Native dataset format: Raster Dataset
*Native data set environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog

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Data Quality Information:

Process step:
Process description:
Dataset copied.

Source used citation abbreviation:

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Spatial Data Organization Information:

*Direct spatial reference method: Raster

Raster object information:
*Image format:
*Number of bands: 1

*Row count: 462
*Column count: 394
*Vertical count: 1

*Cell size X direction: 30.000000
*Cell size Y direction: 30.000000

*Bits per pixel: 32
*Pyramid layers: FALSE
*Image colormap: FALSE
*Compression type: Default

*Raster object type: Grid Cell
*Raster display type: matrix values
*Raster origin: Upper Left

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Spatial Reference Information:

Horizontal coordinate system definition:
Coordinate system name:
*Projected coordinate system name: NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_12N
*Geographic coordinate system name: GCS_North_American_1983

Grid coordinate system:
*Grid coordinate system name: Universal Transverse Mercator
Universal Transverse Mercator:
*UTM zone number: 12
Transverse mercator:
*Scale factor at central meridian: 0.999600
*Longitude of central meridian: -111.000000
*Latitude of projection origin: 0.000000
*False easting: 500000.000000
*False northing: 0.000000

Planar coordinate information:
*Planar coordinate encoding method: row and column
Coordinate representation:
*Abscissa resolution: 30.000000
*Ordinate resolution: 30.000000
*Planar distance units: meters

Geodetic model:
*Horizontal datum name: North American Datum of 1983
*Ellipsoid name: Geodetic Reference System 80
*Semi-major axis: 6378137.000000
*Denominator of flattening ratio: 298.257222

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Distribution Information:

Resource description: Downloadable Data

Standard order process:
Digital form:
Digital transfer information:
*Transfer size: 0.713
*Dataset size: 0.713

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Metadata Reference Information:

*Metadata date: 20080623

*Language of metadata: en

Metadata contact:
Contact information:
Contact organization primary:
Contact organization: U.S. Geological Survey

Contact address:
Address type: mailing address
Mail Stop 807 National Center USGS
City: Reston
State or province: VA
Postal code: 20192

*Metadata standard name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
*Metadata standard version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
*Metadata time convention: local time

Metadata extensions:
*Online linkage:
*Profile name: ESRI Metadata Profile

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