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Physiographic Provinces, aquifer outcrops and Recharge Rates for Tennessee
Entry ID: UTC_TNphysiographic

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Abstract: 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, p. 2), and aquifer recharge rates (Hoos, 1990 p. 19).

The dataset was created to make generalizations about an aquifer's capabilities
of transport and recharge and to give names to those regions.
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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: Physiographic Provinces, aquifer outcrops and Recharge Rates for Tennessee
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Dataset Release Place: Nashville, Tennessee
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
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Quality Polygon topology present.
Use Constraints The data was digitized at a scale of 1:1,000,000 and should be used in
applications appropriate at that scale.
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Data Center
Water Resources Maps and GIS Information, Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
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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
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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-04-30
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