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Date
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Standards for National Hydrography Dataset
DRAFT
Defines features, feature attributes, attribute values, delineation, representation rules, and data extraction for the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) at scales of 1:100,000 and smaller.
(131 p., 242KB, PDF)
07/1999 PDF Document
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Standards for National Hydrography Dataset - High Resolution
DRAFT
Defines features, feature attributes, attribute values, delineation, representation rules, and data extraction for the National Hydrography Dataset-High Resolution (NHD-HR) at scales larger than 1:100,000.
(145 p., 271KB, PDF)
07/1999 PDF Document
Part 1: Template Development and Use, Standards for 1:24,000-Scale Digital Line Graphs and Quadrangle Maps (DLG-F/Quadrangle Maps)
Though this document is part of a different standard, it is useful in understanding how the NHD standard is composed. It explains the development of feature templates and how to use them effectively in the data collection and revision processes.
(82 p., 290KB, PDF)
04/2001 PDF Document icon, links to Part 1 Template Development, Standards for 1:24,000-Scale Digital Line Graphs and Quadrangle Maps

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