Geological Map of the Province of Nova Scotia

DP ME 43, Version 2, 2006. Digital Version of Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources Map ME 2000-1, Geological Map of the Province of Nova Scotia, Scale 1:500 000, Compiled by J. D. Keppie, 2000

Abstract

This digital product is a digital version of Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources (NSDNR) Published Map ME 2000-01, Geological Map of the Province of Nova Scotia, compiled by J. D. Keppie, 2000. The original data was compiled and digitized from over 60 maps and sources of information that are noted on the map. The GIS databases were developed from the information contained on this map. The digital product contains layers for geological features such as: bedrock geologic units, faults, geological contacts, isotope ages, other geological features.

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Disclaimer

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

Portable Document Format (PDF), ArcInfo Interchange Format (E00), DXF/DBF, ArcView 3.2a shape files (SHP) and TXT files compressed in self-extracting EXE/ZIP files (more information on data formats)

Size

PDF (Map and Legend) - 4.0 MB (compressed), 6.0 MB (uncompressed)
E00 - 2.8 MB (compressed), 17.9 MB (uncompressed)
DXF/DBF - 3.0 MB (compressed), 33.9 MB (uncompressed)
SHP - 13.7 MB (compressed), 40.0 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).

Downloading Instructions

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

  1. Read the Licencebefore 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.

The EXE file can also be opened in WinZip to view and extract the compressed files in the data set.

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).

A readme file and a copy of the licence agreement are also included with each data set.

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