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National Wild and Scenic Rivers System-NHDv2 Seamless Merge

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Created: Nov 05, 2020 at 10:20 p.m.
Last updated: Apr 01, 2021 at 5:47 p.m.
DOI: 10.4211/hs.5a64a540b0384018ae252d9079de32e8
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Data in this resource folder comprise of geospatial data related to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The system was formed by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968 (WSRA) and sets out to protect and enhance rivers and their associated Outstandingly Remarkable Values (ORVs) in perpetuity. Both designated Wild and Scenic Rivers (WSR) and potentially eligible rivers on the Nationwide Rivers Inventory (NRI) form the national system. A geospatial dataset for WSR and NRI segments are provided here for individual or joint analyses. Both datasets are seamlessly joined with the NHDv2. These datasets contain hydrologic and WSRA policy specific attribute data related to all segments within the national system.

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Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
Decimal degrees
Place/Area Name:
Contiguous United States
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Related Resources

The content of this resource is derived from WSR. (n.d.-c). MAPS & GIS. Retrieved from
The content of this resource is derived from USGS (n.d.) National Hydrography Dataset Plus. Accessed Apr. 21, 2019.



People or Organizations that contributed technically, materially, financially, or provided general support for the creation of the resource's content but are not considered authors.

Name Organization Address Phone Author Identifiers
Nico Zegre
Ryan McManamay Baylor University

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Major, J., K. Guetz, D. Perry (2020). National Wild and Scenic Rivers System-NHDv2 Seamless Merge, HydroShare,

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