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Global Roads Open Access Data Set, Version 1 (gROADSv1)
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GROADS_V1


Summary
Abstract: The Global Roads Open Access Data Set, Version 1 (gROADSv1) was developed under the auspices of the CODATA Global Roads Data Development Task Group. The data set combines the

best available roads data by country into a global roads coverage, using the UN Spatial Data Infrastructure Transport (UNSDI-T) version 2 as a common data model. All country road networks

have been joined topologically at ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide an open access, well documented global data set of roads between settlements using a consistent data model (UNSDI-T v.2) which is, to the extent possible,

topologically integrated.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -55.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1.0
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1976-01-01
Stop Date: 2008-12-31
Extended Metadata Properties
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