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DP ME 59

DP ME 59, Surficial Geology Map of the Whycocomagh Area (NTS 11F/14) DP ME 59, Version 2, 2006, Digital Version of Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Open File Map ME 2003-1, Surficial Geology Map of the Whycocomagh Area, Inverness County, Nova Scotia, NTS 11F/14, scale 1:50 000, by R. R. Stea and M. Feetham, 2003. Digital product compiled by B. E. Fisher, J. D. MacNeil and J. A. Beaumont.

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Abstract

This digital product is a digital version of Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources (NSDNR) Open File Map ME 2003-1, Surficial Geology Map of Whycocomagh Area (NTS 11F/14), Inverness County, Nova Scotia, 2003, by R. R. Stea and M. Feetham, scale 1:50 000.

This map depicts the nature, distribution and thickness of surficial (surface-unconsolidated) deposits in the Whycocomagh map sheet of southwest Cape Breton Island.

This map was produced as part of the joint federal-provincial Targeted Geoscience Initiative (South-central Cape Breton Island).

Funding for this project provided by the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources and the Geological Survey of Canada

Disclaimer

The information on the PDF map comes from a variety of government and non-government sources. NSDNR accepts no liability for any errors or deficiencies on this map. This map should not be used for legal purposes.

The PDF map is intended for use at the published scale of 1:50 000.

The DATA is provided to the USER on an "as is" basis, without warranties of any kind, express or implied. The entire risk as to the quality and accuracy of the DATA is with the USER and the USER shall use his/her own judgment in making use of the DATA or drawing conclusions based upon it. DNR shall not be liable to the USER, his/her clients, servants, agents, contractors, assigns, or to any other person for any loss or damage of any kind including personal injury or death arising from the use of the DATA or accompanying written materials, or from errors, deficiencies or faults therein, whether such damage is caused by negligence or otherwise. If errors or omissions are found in the DATA, the USER will notify DNR. The terms and conditions of the license accompany the downloaded digital product.

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Format and Projection

Format PDF, ArcInfo Export (E00), DXF/DBF, ArcView shape files (SHP) and TXT files compressed in self-extracting EXE/ZIP files (more information on data formats)
Size

PDF - 5.6 MB (compressed), 6.2 MB (uncompressed)
E00 - 0.8 MB (compressed), 3.8 MB (uncompressed)
DXF/DBF - 0.8 MB (compressed), 6.2 MB (uncompressed)
SHP - 11.1 MB (compressed), 13.4 MB (uncompressed)

Projection The PDF map is in six-degree Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection, Zone 20, Central Meridian 63° 00' West using the North American Datum of 1927 (NAD27). All other data (E00, DXF/DBF, SHP) is in six-degree Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection, Zone 20, Central Meridian 63° 00' West using the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83).

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The data files have been compressed using PKZIP into a single, self-extracting EXE file.

  1. Read the Licence before accepting the data.
  2. Download the self-extracting EXE file to the desired location on your hard drive.
  3. Double click or "RUN" the EXE file and the data files will be unzipped automatically.

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On UNIX platforms, the unzip command will extract the compressed files in the EXE.

The PDF map is in six-degree Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection, Zone 20, Central Meridian 63° 00' West using the North American Datum of 1927 (NAD27). All other data (E00, DXF/DBF, SHP) is in six-degree Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection, Zone 20, Central Meridian 63° 00' West using the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83).

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