Illinois Department of Natural , Illinois Natural History Survey, 199604, Illinois State Forests: ISGS GIS Database GISDB.IL_ADMIN_State_Forests_Py, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois.
This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
Horizontal positions are specified in geographic coordinates, that is, latitude and longitude. Latitudes are given to the nearest 0.000001. Longitudes are given to the nearest 0.000001. Latitude and longitude values are specified in Decimal degrees.
The horizontal datum used is North American Datum of 1983.
The ellipsoid used is Geodetic Reference System 80.
The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.000000.
The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222.
Intended to include representation for each state forest. These data are appropriate for regional thematic analysis. They are not appropriate as a geodetic or engineering base.
The data set was not and is not intended as a substitute for surveyed locations, such as can be determined by a registered Public Land Surveyor. Although useful in a GIS as a reference base layer for maps, the data set has no legal basis in the definition of boundaries or property lines.
U.S. Geological Survey, various, USGS 7.5' topographic quadrangles: USGS 7.5' topographic quadrangles various quads.
The source coverage was stforest.
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Digitized boundaries have not been verified. Boundaries from plat books were digitized on screen against 1:100,000 coverages (e.g.roads, section lines, etc.)
State Forests included in this data set are based on a list from Land and Water Report as of June 30, 1994 by the Illinois Department of Conservation. Changes made to this list since December, 1995 will not be reflected in this data set. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is the definitive source as to its land holdings.
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Individuals or entities may make fair use of copyrighted material, such as reproducing a single figure or table, or using a brief text quotation, without obtaining formal permission, but in all cases the Illinois Natural History Survey must be credited as the source of the material. To reproduce this information beyond the fair use standard, permission must be obtained from the INHS care of ISGS Information Office, 615 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, Illinois 61820, 217-333-4747, firstname.lastname@example.org. License fees and a license agreement may be required, depending on the proposed usage.
Any use of these data is governed by University and campus policies, in particular, but not limited to, the Policy on Appropriate Use of Computers and Network Systems at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Illinois Web Privacy Notice. Links to these are provided in the Cross References section.
Map information is to be used at a scientifically and cartographically appropriate scale, that is, at a scale no greater than indicated on the map or as described in the documentation of the map or map data. Map information is not appropriate for, and is not to be used as, a geodetic, legal, or engineering base. Map information has no legal basis in the definition of boundaries or property lines and is not intended as a substitute for surveyed locations such as can be determined by a registered Public Land Surveyor.
The data do not replace the need for detailed site-specific studies.
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The data are intended for use with GIS software. The ISGS uses ESRI ArcGIS software, however, ESRI formats can be imported into many different GIS software packages. It is expected that customers who obtain these data have the technical expertise to use GIS software. The ISGS does not provide software support of any kind.
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