The Des Plaines images are one-foot resolution digital images which have been ortho-rectified to accuracy criteria required for use of the images at 1'=200' (1:2,400 scale). These black and white images cover approximately 450 square miles of the Des Plaines Watershed in southeastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois and were acquired during leaf-off vegetative conditions. The complete set of images and project index are distributed on 28 CDs. [ISGS note: and on the Illinois Natural Resources Geospatial Data Clearinghouse.]
ImageAmerica, and Illinois State Geological Survey, 20001002, Mosaic of Des Plaines Watershed, IL/WI - TerraSource Orthorectified Imagery, 2000: ISGS GIS Database GISDB.IL_DPW_2000_1FT_MODAIC_RAS.
This is a Raster data set. It contains the following raster data types:
Planar coordinates are encoded using row and column
Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 1.000000
Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 1.000000
Planar coordinates are specified in survey feet
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.
These ortho-images were created as a base for determining flood risk.
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