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Bedrock Lithology
Entry ID: MassGIS_GISDATA.BEDROCKLITHOLOGY_POLY


Summary
Abstract: Lithology is the science of the mineral composition and classification of rocks, and their mode of occurrence in nature. This polygon data layer shows the dominant lithology and geochemical, termed lithogeochemical, character of near-surface bedrock in Massachusetts. The bedrock units in the map are generalized into groups based on their lithological composition and, for granites, geochemistry. ... View entire text

Purpose: Planning and analysis

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: publication date

SPATIAL DATA ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
Direct Spatial Reference: Vector
SDTS Point and Vector Object Type: G-polygon
Point and Vector Object Count: 2886

SPATIAL REFERENCE INFORMATION - PLANAR
Grid Coordinate System Name: State Plane Coordinate System 1983
SPCS Zone Identifier: 2001
Standard Parallel: 41.716667
Standard Parallel: ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Data set landing page for MassGIS Data: Bedrock Lithology.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.89   S: 41.23   E: -69.9   W: -73.52

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S.Geological Survey
Dataset Title: Bedrock Lithology
Dataset Release Date: 2004-01-01
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-01-01
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 1.000000
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None

DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Please see the "PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR DIGITAL DATA PROVIDED BY THE MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS", online at http://www.state.ma.us/mgis/puragree.htm.

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Use Constraints USE CONSTRAINTS: None

DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION
Technical Prerequisites: MassGIS' data may be used in many standard GIS software products. See each software's vendor for technical prerequisites.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Massachusetts Office of Geographic and Environmental Information Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mass.gov/mgis/massgis.htm
Dataset ID: Downloadable Data

Data Center Personnel
Name: MICHAEL TRUST
Phone: (617) 626-1195
Fax: (617) 626-1249
Email: michael.trust at state.ma.us
Contact Address:
251 Causeway Street
Suite 500
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02114
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (617) 626-1195
Fax: (617) 626-1249
Email: michael.trust at state.ma.us
Contact Address:
251 Causeway Street
Suite 500
City: Boston
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02114
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-07-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-05-11


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