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2. Data Quality
3. Data Organization
4. Coordinate System
5. Attributes
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Section 1 Overview
Originator Natural Resources Research Institute
Title Mines_Pits
Abstract Polygon file of the open pit iron mines in NRRI Atlas area. Also includes the location of selected subsidence structures associated with the collapse of underground iron mines.
Purpose To display the location of open pit iron mineswithin the area of the NRRI's Natural Resources Atlas of Northeastern Minnesora project.
Time Period of Content Date 07/12/2018
Currentness Reference
Maintenance and Update Frequency
Spatial Extent of Data Northeastern Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates -94.549640
Place Keywords Iron mine, open pit, Northeastern Minnesota
Theme Keywords Faults, Shear Zones, Geologic Structure
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Section 2 Data Quality
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency
Completeness Quite complete
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Lineage Compiled and modified by Dean M. Peterson at the NRRI from data obtained from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources from their Laurention Vision project. The data have been modified to conform with recent Lidar surveys and areial photography. Other data added from USGS 7.5' topographic quadrangle maps.

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 This is a polygon layer with five attribute table data columns:

1) FEATURE - The type of open pit mine
2) NAME - The name of the iron mine
3) NOTES_1 - Miscellaneous information
4) NOTES_2 - Additional miscellaneous information
5) REFERENCE - Source of the polygon data
Detailed Citation
Table Detail:

Section 6 Distribution
Publisher Natural Resources Research Institute
Publication Date 07/12/2018
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Online Linkage None available

Section 7 Metadata Reference
Metadata Date 07/12/2018
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Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Metadata Editor (MME)
Metadata Standard Version
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/chouse/mme/help/t3_metlink.html

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