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Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia
Entry ID: USFWS_CSDS_disbnd

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Abstract: This data set contains the boundary layers for the Great Dismal
Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia.

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 ... View entire text
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Description: GIS data for the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 36.77   S: 36.43   E: -76.34   W: -76.58

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cartography and Spatial Data Services, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Dataset Title: Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Dataset Release Date: 2002-06-25
Dataset Release Place: Hadley, MA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
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
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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:

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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23