PLIBRARY.SURVEY.xxxx1152130

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Frequently anticipated questions:


What does this data set describe?

Title: PLIBRARY.SURVEY.xxxx1152130
Abstract: Public Land Survey System
Supplemental_Information: None
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    County, King, 20050926, PLIBRARY.SURVEY.xxxx1152130: King County, King County, WA.

    Online Links:

    • None

    Other_Citation_Details: None

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.550394
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.062960
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.788493
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.072060

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/Dataimages/plss.jpg> (JPG)
    JPG File of layer overlain on base of WA counties or local cities

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • GT-polygon composed of chains (0)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane Washington North FIPS 4601 Feet.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 47.5
      Standard_Parallel: 48.73333333333333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.8333333333333
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 47.0
      False_Easting: 1640416.666666667
      False_Northing: 0.0

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0005
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0005
      Planar coordinates are specified in foot_us

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983 HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    PLIBRARY.SURVEY.xxxx1152130
    (Source: ESRI)

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    Shape
    Feature Geometry (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features

    EDITDATE

    QUARTERQUARTER

    PLSS_SECTION

    PLSS_TOWNSHIP

    PLSS_RANGE

    QSTR

    QUARTYPE

    ValueDefinition
    EH 
    NE 
    NW 
    SE 
    SH 
    SW 
    WL 

    SHAPE.area

    SHAPE.len


Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    King County GIS Center
    Attn: David Ostanski
    GIS Analyst
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 706
    Seattle, WA 98104
    US

    206-263-4873 (voice)


Why was the data set created?

This rectangular survey system divides land into townships and ranges.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?


How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
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.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

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

    206-263-5220 (voice)

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    /plibrary2/survey/shapes/polygon/plss.shp

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

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

  4. How can I download or order the data?


Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 29-Sep-2015
Metadata author:
King County GIS Center
Attn: Mike Leathers
GIS Data Coordinator
201 S Jackson St, Suite 700
Seattle, WA 98104
US

206-263-4867 (voice)
firstname.lastname@metrokc.gov

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


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