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Geology and resource assessment of the Venezuelan Guayana Shield at 1:500,000 scale
Entry ID: USGS_DDS-46

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Summary
Abstract: Conversion of the Venezuela maps to a computerized digital format was
undertaken for the following reasons:

1) The digital format facilitates the presentation and analysis of
earth-science data. Digital maps can be displayed at any scale or projection,
whereas a paper map has a fixed scale and projection. However, the maps on this
disc are not intended to be used at any scale more detailed than ... View entire text
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Caption:  Geology of the Venezuelan Guyana Shield at 1:500000 Scale
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 13.0   S: 0.0   E: -57.0   W: -75.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Paul G. Schruben; Jeffrey C. Wynn; Floyd Gray; Dennis P. Cox; John H. Stewart; William E. Brooks
Dataset Title: Geology and resource assessment of the Venezuelan Guayana Shield at 1:500,000 scale
Dataset Release Date: 1997
Dataset Publisher: USGS, DOI
Data Presentation Form: map
Other Citation Details: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds46/
ISO Topic Category
Platform
MAPS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Digital Data Series, Publications Warehouse, Eastern Region, Publications, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/products/books/digital.html
Dataset ID: US Geological Survey Digital Data Series 46

Data Center Personnel
Name: JOHN M. WATSON
Phone: 703-648-6699
Fax: 703-648-6138
Email: jmwatson at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Eastern Publications Group
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192-0002
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: ARC/INFO (31 mb compressed tar file),export files, PC/ARC, ARCVIEW 1 installer
Distribution Format: Gzipped TAR file contain ARC/INFO export files and PC/ARC coverages.
Fees: none

Distribution Media: online
Distribution Size: ARC/INFO, export files (28 mb compressed tar file), PC/ARC, ARCVIEW 1 installer.
Distribution Format: Gzipped TAR file contain ARC/INFO export files, ARCVIEW, and PC/ARC coverages.
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (703) 648-6533
Fax: (703) 648-6252
Email: pschweitzer at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Mail Stop 954 National Center
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-06-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-03-24

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