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Lower Wells Division of the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge in Maine
Entry ID: USFWS_CSDS_lowbnd

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Abstract: This data set contains boundary layers for the Lower Wells Division
of the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge Boundary.

National Wildlife Refuges are federal lands managed by the U.S. Fish
and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The primary source for boundary
information is the USFWS Realty program (status maps, legal
surveys). An effort by the USFWS Region 5 (northeast states -
ME,NH,VT, MA, RI, CT, ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 43.34   S: 43.28   E: -70.54   W: -70.59

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cartography and Spatial Data Services, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Dataset Title: Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Lower Wells Division Boundary Data
Dataset Release Date: 1999-10-28
Dataset Release Place: Hadley, MA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Data Presentation Form: GIS map
Online Resource:
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Quality Digital refuge boundaries are plotted with arc and polygon attributes,
then compared to USFWS Realty status maps, survey documents, and
collateral information for coding accuracy. Three levels of
quality-control review are conducted (Cartography and Spatial Data
Services, Realty Management Branch, Refuge Staff) with corrections
being ... View entire text
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Refuge boundary data were compiled for resource applications. It is
inappropriate to use these data in legal situations, or other
applications where spatial error cannot exceed the USGS 7.5-minute
mapping standards.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Cartography and Spatial Data Services, Northeast Region, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 413-253-8292
Fax: 413-253-8451
Email: linda_shaffer at
Contact Address:
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service
Cartography and Spatial Data Services
300 Westgate Center Drive
City: Hadley
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 01035
Country: USA
Distribution Media: electronic
Distribution Format: ArcInfo export format
Fees: No fees
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-10-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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