Roads and Rivers of Africa's Transportation Network, 1991
Entry ID: NBId0150_101

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Summary
Abstract: The Road Transportation Network datasets (from Cameroon, Gabon,
Equatorial Guinea, Zaire) are a combination of major roads and rivers
that were generated for the Elephant Database. The Database was a
result of cooperation between European Communities (EEC), Elsa Wild
Animal Appeal (EWAA) and UNEP/GRID.

Source map used was from the National Geographic Institute, Paris (of
unknown scale), was projected into Miller Oblated Stereographic at
1:1000000.

File: CAMROADS.E00 Code: 112002-001
File CAMROARDS represents major roads, plus rivers of Cameroon.
File: GABONRD.E00 Code: 123002-001
File GABONRD represents major roads, plus rivers of Gabon.
File: EGRDS.E00 Code: 121003-001
File: ZAIRAPP.E00 Code: 158003-001


Vector Member
The E00 file is in Arc/info format and should be imported with the
Arc/Info command Import cover In-Filename Out-Filename

Reference:
UNEP/EEC/EWAA Technical Report on the African Elephant Database (1991)

Source map : from National Geographic Institute, scale 1:1000000
Publication Date : September 1991
Projection : Miller
Type : Line
Format : Arc/Info Export non-compressed

Geographic Coverage
 N: 5.0 S: -14.0  E: 32.0  W: 12.0

Location Keywords
CONTINENT > AFRICA > CENTRAL AFRICA > CAMEROON
CONTINENT > AFRICA > CENTRAL AFRICA > EQUATORIAL GUINEA
CONTINENT > AFRICA > CENTRAL AFRICA > GABON
CONTINENT > AFRICA > CENTRAL AFRICA > CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
CONTINENT > AFRICA
CONTINENT > AFRICA > CENTRAL AFRICA
CONTINENT > AFRICA > WESTERN AFRICA


Science Keywords
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE >TRANSPORTATION    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >RIVERS/STREAMS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >MARINE HABITAT    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
BIOTA
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Access Constraints
Public


Keywords
Freshwater > Freshwater Resources > Rivers
Human Settlements > Infrastructure > Access Roads
MOTORABLE ROAD
PAVED ROAD
TRACK
TRAIL
Transportation > Land Transportation > Road Classification
Transportation > Land Transportation > Road Transport
Transportation > Land Transportation > Roads


Originating Center
UNEP GRID - PAC


Data Center
Global Resource Information Database - Nairobi, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, United Nations Environment Programme
Data Center URL: http://gridnairobi.unep.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JOHANNES AKIWUMI
Phone: (+254-20) 7624214
Fax: (+254-20) 7624315
Email: Johannes.Akiwumi at unep.org
Contact Address:
Head, Data and Information Management Section
Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA)
United Nations Environment Programme
P. O. Box 30552
City: Nairobi
Postal Code: 00100
Country: Kenya


Personnel
JOHANNES AKIWUMI
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (+254-20) 7624214
Fax: (+254-20) 7624315
Email: Johannes.Akiwumi at unep.org
Contact Address:
Head, Data and Information Management Section
Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA)
United Nations Environment Programme
P. O. Box 30552
City: Nairobi
Postal Code: 00100
Country: Kenya



Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-31

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