Coastal Lowlands of the Developing World
Entry ID: FAOd0011_148

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Summary
Abstract: Coastal Lowlands of the Developing World. Seven files covering South
America, Central America, Africa, the Near East, South Asia, South
East Asia and Far East Asia. Polygon features depicting eolian or wave
built sediment bodies (including beaches), tidal flats, coastal plain,
low lying fluvitile areas, Swampy areas (mangrove and non mangrove)
and sebkha or extremely saline fluvitile areas. Line features
depicting the 200m bathymetric contour, coral reef and sandy
beaches. Digitized in 1995 from original manuscripts at scales ranging
between 1:3800000 and 1:10000000.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 15.0   S: -60.0   E: -30.0   W: -90.0
  N: 20.0   S: 5.0   E: -75.0   W: -96.0
  N: 40.0   S: -45.0   E: 60.0   W: -30.0
  N: 79.0   S: -10.0   E: -170.0   W: 20.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Coastal Lowlands of the Developing World
Online Resource: http://www.fao.org/SD/EIdirect/gis/EIgis000.htm
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints Public
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Sustainable Development Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.fao.org/SD/
Dataset ID: FAO11

Data Center Personnel
Name: GIS MANAGER FAO-SD
Phone: +39 06 570 55510
Email: GIS-Manager at fao.org
Contact Address:
Address: Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +39 06 570 55510
Email: GIS-Manager at fao.org
Contact Address:
Address: Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City: Rome
Postal Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-03-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-12-21
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