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National Wetlands Inventory: Illinois, 1987

Creators:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Illinois Natural History Survey, and Illinois State Geological Survey
Description:
This feature dataset contains wetlands and deepwater habitats in Illinois is of 1987 based on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wetlands Inventory (NWI) data. This feature dataset was quickly assembled from old Arc/Info coverages to produce a general representation of the state of Illinois and has not been reviewed or quality-controlled in any way and is not supported. Attributes include NWI and IDNR identifiers and text designation of habitat. The data are in the Geographic Coordinate System, decimal degrees, NAD83. There are 13 habitat designations. Some examples are Bottomland Forest, Emergent Lake, Intermittent Riverine, Open Water Wetlands, and Swamp. More recent data may be available at the NWI web site (http://www.fws.gov/nwi/). Data are available for download at that site by 1:24,000-scale and 1:100,000-scale quadrangle. Original NWI metadata are also available there.
Publisher:
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Collection:
Academic Institutions Geospatial Data
Place:
Illinois, United States
Subject:
Inland Waters
Type:
Dataset
Year:
1980-1987
Contributed by:
Illinois
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