US States


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Resource type: Composite Resource
Storage: The size of this resource is 31.3 MB
Created: Nov 03, 2015 at 5:43 p.m.
Last updated: Nov 03, 2015 at 5:47 p.m.
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Content types: Geographic Feature Content 
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Abstract

US States polygon shapefiles

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Resource Level Coverage

Spatial

Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
Decimal degrees
North Latitude
71.3896°
East Longitude
179.7785°
South Latitude
-14.3738°
West Longitude
-179.1473°

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Comments

David Tarboton 4 years, 10 months ago

Why is this US States resource centered in Algeria?

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Zhiyu/Drew Li 4 years, 10 months ago

This is a very interesting observation.
This shp contains all states as well as overseas territories of the US, which together form a very big bounding box that spans across the world map from west to east. The center of this big bounding box is somewhere in Africa.

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David Tarboton 4 years, 10 months ago

OK. This does make sense.

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Zhiyu/Drew Li 4 years, 10 months ago

The same result can be duplicated in ArcMap, see the png file in resource https://www.hydroshare.org/resource/fdd44e1a9aed47b397e1dc70cb053d16/

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