Major Land Resource Areas
Entry ID: MLRA

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Summary
Abstract: Often extending for thousands of acres, land resource units are
geographic
areas that are delineated by common patterns of soil, climate, water
resources, and land use characteristics. The U.S. Department of
Agriculture's Soil Conservation Service, now referred to as the
Natural
Resources Conservation Service, used land resource units as
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 22.0   E: -65.0   W: -129.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Natural Resources Conservation
Service
Dataset Title: Major Land Resource Areas
Dataset Release Date: 1991
Dataset Release Place: Washington, D.C., USA
Dataset Publisher: Natural Resources Conservation
Service
Data Presentation Form: Map
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-01-01
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints There is no guarantee of warranty concerning the accuracy of these data. Users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use these data for critical applications without a full awareness of their limitations. Acknowledgement of the originating agencies would be appreciated in products derived from these data. Any user who modifies the data set is obligated to describe the types of modifications they perform. User specifically agrees not to misrepresent the data set, nor to imply that changes made were approved or endorsed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Please refer to http://www.usgs.gov/privacy.html for the USGS disclaimer.
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Originating Center
Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://eros.usgs.gov/
Dataset ID: MLRA

Data Center Personnel
Name: EROS CENTER
Phone: 605-594-6151
Phone: 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: Single layer, raster format, 13.2 megabytes;
vector format, 1.2 megabytes
Distribution Format: ISO 9660
Fees: $32
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 605-594-6151
Phone: 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Soil Conservation Service, 1981, Land resource regions and major
land
resource areas of the United States--agriculture handbook 296:
Washington, D.C., U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation
Service, 156 p., folded map in pocket.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-03
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