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24K Digital Raster Graphic- Hillshade (Image Service)

Digital Raster Graphic 24K- Hillshade (Raster)

Updated: 2015-10-26 10:01:00

Publisher: Arkansas GIS Office

Publication Date: 26-Oct-15

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24K Digital Raster Graphic- Hillshade (raster)

The collarless hillshaded DRGs are hillshaded using the National Elevation Dataset (NED). The NED is a raster product assembled by the U.S. Geological Survey. NED is designed to provide National elevation data in a seamless form with a consistent datum, elevation unit, and projection. Data corrections were made in the NED assembly process to minimize artifacts, perform edge matching, and fill sliver areas of missing data. NED has a resolution of one arc-second (approximately 30 meters) for the continuous United States, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands. They are the same resolution as the 1:24,000 collarless DRGs, which has an approximate cell size of 2.4 meters, but hillshaded to give the maps a three-dimensional perspective. The collarless hillshade DRGs were created using a sequence of programs developed by Robert Weih.

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