Ferry Routes
Entry ID: MassGIS_GISDATA.FERRYROUTES_ARC

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Summary
Abstract: This arc datalayer contains ferry routes within Massachusetts. This layer denotes if a ferry route transports freight and/or passengers as well as whether or not it is part of the National Highway System (NHS). The seasonal operation of the ferry route is also provided in this layer. The locations of the ferry routes were digitized from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1:5000 color orthophoto imagery. MassGIS stores this layer as FERRYROUTES_ARC.

Purpose: Planning, analysis and cartographic display.

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: publication date

SPATIAL DATA ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
Direct Spatial Reference: Vector
SDTS Point and Vector Object Type: String
Point and Vector Object Count: 24

SPATIAL REFERENCE INFORMATION - PLANAR
Grid Coordinate System Name: State Plane Coordinate System
SPCS Zone Identifier: 2001
Standard Parallel: 41.716667
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Related URL
Description: View Original Metadata document from the MassGIS website.

Description: EOT Web documentation
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.37   S: 41.29   E: -70.05   W: -71.06

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Executive Office of Transportation, Office of Transportation Planning, Data Resources section
Dataset Title: Ferry Routes
Dataset Release Date: 2005-06-01
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Online Resource: Server=sun420.env.state.ma.us; Service=esri_sde; User=gisdata; Vers...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-06-01
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 1.000000
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None. These data are public records.
Use Constraints USE CONSTRAINTS: None. These data are public records.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Massachusetts Office of Geographic and Environmental Information Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mass.gov/mgis/massgis.htm
Dataset ID: Downloadable Data

Data Center Personnel
Name: MICHAEL TRUST
Phone: (617) 626-1195
Fax: (617) 626-1249
Email: michael.trust at state.ma.us
Contact Address:
251 Causeway Street
Suite 500
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02114
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 617-973-7340
Email: mark.berger at eot.state.ma.us
Contact Address:
10 Park Plaza
Suite 4150
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02116
Country: USA
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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-05-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-25
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