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Generalized Land Use: Metro Twin Cities, Minnesota, 2010

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Description:
The 2010 Generalized Land Use Inventory dataset encompasses the seven county Twin Cities (Minneapolis and St. Paul) Metropolitan Area in Minnesota. The dataset was developed by the Metropolitan Council, a regional governmental organization that deals, in part, with regional issues and long range planning for the Twin Cities area. The data were interpreted from 2010 air photos, with additional assistance from county parcel data and assessor's information, Internet information, field checks , and community review. The following generalized land use classes are used (some of which have subclasses): Single Family Residential Multifamily Residential Office Retail and Other Commercial Mixed Use Industrial and Utility Extractive Institutional Park, Recreational, or Preserve Golf Course Major Highway Railway Airport Agriculture Undeveloped Water See Section 5 of the metadata for a detailed description of each of these land use categories and available subcategories. Note: Although this dataset does contain an 'Undeveloped' land category, this dataset does not attempt to delineate what lands might be considered developable. The definition of that category can be found in Section 5 of this metadata. More information about the Metropolitan Council's generalized land use data can be found here <a href="landuse_notes.pdf" target=_blank>Landuse Notes</a>
Publisher:
Metropolitan Council, Twin Cities, Minnesota
Collection:
Regional & NGO Geospatial Data
Place:
Minnesota, United States
Subject:
Planning and Cadastral
Types:
Dataset and Service
Year:
2010
Contributed by:
Minnesota
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