FWS Cadastral Database

This page last updated: 09/22/2021
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1. Overview
2. Data Quality
3. Data Organization
4. Coordinate System
5. Attributes
6. Distribution - Get Data
7. Metadata Reference

Section 1 Overview
Originator U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Title FWS Cadastral Database
Abstract This data layer depicts lands and waters administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in North America, U.S. Trust Territories and Possessions. It may also include inholdings that are not administered by USFWS. The primary source for this information is the USFWS Realty program.
Purpose The intended application of this data layer is as a cadastral framework for use with other data layers in GIS and mapping applications. It is specifically not intended to be used as a land survey or representation of land for conveyance or tax purposes.
Time Period of Content Date
Currentness Reference Unknown
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data
Bounding Coordinates -97.030648
-91.031934
49.003928
43.441670
Place Keywords United States
Theme Keywords Wildlife Refuge
Theme Keyword Thesaurus
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Although these data and information have been processed successfully on a computer system at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USFWS, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data and information on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. Inherent in any data set used to develop graphical representations are limitations of accuracy as determined by, among others, the source, scale and resolution of the data. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and information, and aggregate use with other data and information. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with this data and information, and aggregate use with other data and information. The USFWS is not liable for the user’s improper or incorrect use of the data and information described and/or contained herein. These data and any derived products are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The information contained in these data may be dynamic and could change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they are derived. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistent with the limitations of geospatial data in general and these data in particular. It is strongly recommended that the data described or contained herein be acquired directly from an authorized USFWS source and not indirectly through some other sources which may have changed the data in some way. The USFWS is not liable for data or information that indirectly acquired through other sources.
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Associated Data Sets

Section 2 Data Quality
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency
Completeness
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Lineage Processes vary by Region.

Section 3 Spatial Data Organization (not used in this metadata)

Section 4 Coordinate System
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme Universal Transverse Mercator
UTM Zone Number 15
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units meters

Section 5 Attributes
Overview
Detailed Citation
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Section 6 Distribution
Publisher U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Publication Date 08/11/2021
Contact Person Information , Chief Cartographer

5275 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA  22041
Phone: (703) 358-2404
Email: CDWG@fws.gov
Distributor's Data Set Identifier
Distribution Liability Although these data and information have been processed successfully on a computer system at the USFWS, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data and information on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data, and information, and aggregate use with other data and information. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data and information. The USFWS shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data and information described and/or contained herein.
Ordering Instructions
Online Linkage I AGREE to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above. Clicking to agree will either begin the download process, link to a service, or provide more instructions. See "Ordering Instructions" above for details.

Section 7 Metadata Reference
Metadata Date 09/22/2021
Contact Person Information , Chief Cartographer

5275 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA  22041
Phone: (703) 358-2404
Email: CDWG@fws.gov
Metadata Standard Name FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard Version FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata Standard Online Linkage


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