Miami-Dade County FL soil map
Entry ID: USGS_SOFIA_mdcsoil

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Summary
Abstract: The data sets consist of two files, an ARC/INFO shape file with associated files and an export file, of a composite of soil maps for Miami-Dade County, Florida issued by the Soil Conservation Service in April, 1958. The data is at 1:40,000 scale.

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Description:  image of the composite vintage soil maps for Miami-Dade County

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 26.0   S: 25.0   E: -80.0   W: -81.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Daniel Sechrist John Jones
Dataset Title: Miami-Dade County FL soil map
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: GIS layer
Online Resource: http://sofia.usgs.gov/exchange/jjones/jjones.html
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
USGS_SOFIA_landchar_rs_04

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1947-01-01
Quality All lines in the raster file created by scanning the paper maps were inspected for connectivity. Broken line segments resulting from dashed line symbology in the source maps were connected as necessary. The data are topologically clean.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None.

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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
SOUTH FLORIDA INFORMATION ACCESS, SOUTHEAST ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE CENTER, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sofia.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: HEATHER S. HENKEL
Phone: 727-502-8028
Fax: 727-502-8182
Email: hhenkel at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey - St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
600 Fourth St. South
City: St. Petersburg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33701
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Size: 5
Distribution Format: ARC/INFO shape file
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 703-648-5543
Fax: 703-648-4165
Email: jwjones at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
MS 521
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
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Publications/References
U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service, University of Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, 1958, Dade County Florida, report, Soil Survey (Detailed-Reconnaisance), Series 1947, No. 4, Washington, DC, U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-05-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-12-04
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