Approximate Western and Northern Limit of the Biscayne Aquifer in Broward County, USGS WRIR 87-4034, figure 37
Entry ID: USGS_SOFIA_brwd_biscayne_limit_west_arc

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Summary
Abstract: The approximate western and northern limits of the Biscayne aquifer are shown in this map. The limit is drawn where the thickness of very highly permeable limestone or calcareous sandstone is estimated to decrease to less than 10 feet. The sediments in the excluded area are predominantly muddy sands and shell or limestone that are generally not highly permeable.

Provide fundamental background information that is basic for qualitative or quantitative evaluations of the ground water resource and the hydraulic response of the system to natural or artificial stresses.
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Description:  Approximate Western and Northern Limit of the Biscayne Aquifer in Broward County, WRIR 87-4034, figure 37

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 26.34   S: 25.98   E: -80.27   W: -80.79

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Roy Sonenshein
Dataset Title: Approximate Western and Northern Limit of the Biscayne Aquifer in Broward County, USGS WRIR 87-4034, figure 37
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Online Resource: http://sofia.usgs.gov/exchange/gis/data/brwd_biscayne_limit_west_ar...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1939-01-01
Stop Date: 1984-12-31
Quality The data set was checked for topological consistency using the Arc/INFO command BUILD and CLEAN. No other checks for logical consistency were performed on this data set.
Access Constraints None. Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the U.S. Geological Survey, no warranty expressed or implied is made by the U.S. Geological Survey regarding the utility of the data on any other system, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. No responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of these data. These data are not constituted legal documents and are not intended to be used as such.
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Contact Address:
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City: St. Petersburg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33701
Country: USA
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Distribution Format: zipped files
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-02
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