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Nansemond National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia
Entry ID: USFWS_CSDS_nasbnd

Abstract: This data set contains boundary layers for the Nansemond 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). A joint effort between the Region 5 (northeast - ME, MA, NH,
VT, RI, CT, NY, PA, NJ, MD, VA, WV) GIS ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Homepage of the National Wildlife Refuge Boundary Digitizing
Project (NWRBDP).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 36.88   S: 36.75   E: -76.5   W: -76.63

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cartography and Spatial Data Services, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Dataset Title: Refuge Boundary for Nansemond National Wildlife Refuge
Dataset Release Date: 1996-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Hadley, MA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Parent DIF
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Quality Digital refuge boundaries are plotted for arc and polygon
attributes, and compared to USFWS Realty status maps for coding
accuracy. Three levels of review are conducted (R5 GIS Lab, Realty
Program, Refuge Manager), and are repeated at each step until it
passes error free.

All polygons are closed, and adjusted to the most ... View entire text
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Refuge boundary data were compiled for resource applications. It is
inappropriate to use this data in legal situations, or other
applications where spatial error cannot exceed the USGS 7.5' mapping
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
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24