Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge in Massachusetts
Entry ID: USFWS_CSDS_oxbbnd

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Abstract: This data set contains boundary layers for the Oxbow National
Wildlife Refuge Boundary in Massachusetts.

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, NY, PA, NJ, MD, DE, ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.58   S: 42.49   E: -71.6   W: -71.64

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cartography and Spatial Data Services, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Dataset Title: Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge Boundary Data
Dataset Release Date: 1999-11-09
Dataset Release Place: Hadley, MA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Online Resource: http://picard.fws.gov/metadata.html#Massachusetts
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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 incorporated after each review ... 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.
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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: http://northeast.fws.gov/gis/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 413-253-8292
Fax: 413-253-8451
Email: linda_shaffer at fws.gov
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 nasa.gov
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: 2002-10-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-04-14
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