Illinois State Geological Survey, and Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Unpublished Material, Longitude/Latitude Reference Grid for 1:500,000-Scale Maps of Illinois: ISGS GIS Database GISDB.IL_CARTO_Lon_Lat_Grid_500K, Illinois State Geological 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.
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This data set is primarily intended as a cartographic layer. It is not appropriate for local analysis or as a geodetic or engineering base.
This dataset serves as an important base cartographic element for many types of maps. 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.
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The source coverage was st_latlon.
The annotation feature class was imported into SDE from the source coverage using the method in an article entitled Converting Annotation from Coverage to Geodatabase Format (Colin Childs, ArcUser Magazine, October-December 2001, pp. 22-23) and the companion tutorial (referenced in the article.)
Prior to using the steps in the tutorial, a TAT coverage file had to be generated for the coverage. This was done in ArcInfo Workstation 7.2.1 with the following commands.
Arc: copyfeatures st_latlon anno st_latlon anno.anno Arc: build st_latlon annotation.anno
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The line feature class has no user defined attributes. Otherwise, no report.
No logical consistency review has been performed in recent memory. Otherwise, no report.
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- ISGS information must be obtained directly from the ISGS or from an authorized distributor. Be aware that ISGS information obtained from an unauthorized third party may have been altered subsequent to original distribution, or may no longer be current.
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- ISGS information is the property of and copyrighted by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois with all rights reserved. University copyright policy is stated in the General Rules Concerning University Organization and Procedure, Article III, Section 4. A link is provided in the Cross References section.
Individuals or entities may make fair use of copyrighted ISGS 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 State Geological Survey must be credited as the source of the material. To reproduce ISGS information beyond the fair use standard, permission must be obtained from the 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.
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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