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Superfund GIS - Physiographic Provinces, Aquifer Outcrops and Recharge Rates
Entry ID: USGS_aquiphys

Abstract: The dataset was created to make generalizations about an aquifer's
capabilities of transport and recharge and to give names to those regions.

This dataset is a coverage of the physiographic provinces, aquifer outcrops
and recharge rates for Tennessee. Each polygon is attributed with its
associated physiographic region name (Miller, 1974), aquifer type and
composition (Connell and Barron, 1993, ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 36.68   S: 34.98   E: -81.65   W: -90.31

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Greene, D.C., and Wolfe, W.J.
Dataset Title: Superfund GIS - Physiographic Provinces, Aquifer Outcrops and Recharge Rates
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Nashville,TN
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online Resource:
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.0000307638402
Longitude Resolution: 0.0000307638402
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints The data was digitized at a scale of 1:1,000,000 and should be used in
applications appropriate at that scale.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Water Resources Maps and GIS Information, Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 703-648-4000;1-800-426-9000
Email: h2oteam at
Contact Address:
USGS National Center
Water Resources Division
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192-0002
Country: USA

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 703-648-5001
Email: ogw_webmaster at
Contact Address:
U. S. Geological Survey
Office of Ground Water
411 National Center
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Distribution Media: ftp
Distribution Size: 107355 bytes
Distribution Format: ArcInfo export format
Fees: No fees

Distribution Media: ftp
Distribution Size: 101187
Fees: No fees
Phone: 615-837-4756
Fax: 615-837-4799
Email: wjwolfe at
Contact Address:
640 Grassmere Park Drive,Suite 100
City: Nashville
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37211
Country: USA
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Bradley, M.W., and Hollyday, E.F., 1985, Tennessee ground-water resources, in National water summary, 1984: Hydrologic events, selected water-quality trends, and ground-water resources: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2275, p. 391-396.
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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
Future DIF Review Date: 1998-04-08

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