Township Clusters (groups) Index for five (5) foot contours

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Title: Township Clusters (groups) Index for five (5) foot contours
Customized layer file that serves as a guide to loading the group layer files containing clusters of five-foot contours. Full extent of all available 5-ft contour layers is broken up into 9 clusters, with each cluster represented by a group layer file. Each group layer file contains a series of featureclasses. Each featureclass is a single township tile of 5-ft contours. Users of 5-ft contour data have the option of loading the full extent featureclass (CONTOUR005_LINE), one or more of the contour cluster group layers (i.e., NorthCentralTownshipContour005_grp.lyr), or individual township-tiled contour layers (i.e., TxxRyy_CONTOUR005_LINE). Depending on the extent of data needed, you may opt for one or the other options - each option contatins exactly the same data.
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    County, King, Township Clusters (groups) Index for five (5) foot contours.

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    Calendar_Date: 09-May-2014
    Currentness_Reference: publication date

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    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

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    KCGIS Center
    Attn: Mike Leathers
    GIS Data Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St; Ste 700
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-477-4403 (voice)

Why was the data set created?

One of three options for loading and displaying five (5) foot contours. Because each Township Cluster is a group layer file, the individual township components in each can be activated/deactivated as necessary.

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King County data are made available with the understanding that they shall be used exclusively by the obtainer or his/her authorized agents. Digital products may not be reproduced or redistributed in any form or by any means without the express written authorization of King County.
Enterprise ArcGIS LYR files reference the King County enterprise GDB. They can be used only by ArcGIS users on the King County local network

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    KCGIS Center
    Attn: Cheryl Wilder
    Data Sales Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 700
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-477-4421 (voice)

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    King County disclaims any warranty of use of any digital product or data beyond that for which it was designed.

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Metadata author:
KCGIS Center
Attn: Mike Leathers
GIS Data Coordinator
201 S Jackson St; Ste 700
Seattle, WA 98104

206-477-4403 (voice)

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)

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