Groundwater Regions of Nova Scotia

DP ME 428, Version 1, 2008. Digital Version of Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources Open File Map ME 2008-3, Groundwater Regions Map of Nova Scotia, Scale 1:500 000, Compiled by G. W. Kennedy and J. Drage, 2008

Abstract

This digital product is a digital version of Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources (NSDNR), Mineral Resources Branch (MRB) Open File Map ME 2008-3, Groundwater Regions Map of Nova Scotia, compiled by G. W. Kennedy and J. Drage, 2008. This updated 1:500 000 scale map was compiled based on mapping previously published by the Nova Scotia Department of the Environment and Environment Canada (1985). The digital product contains layers for observation stations, surficial geological units, and groundwater regions based on bedrock geology units.

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

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

E00 - 1.1 MB (compressed), 8.9 MB (uncompressed)
DXF/DBF - 1.1 MB (compressed), 12.8 MB (uncompressed)
SHP - 2.7 MB (compressed), 8.6 MB (uncompressed)

Projection

The data 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 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.

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.

All data sets are 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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