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Frequently-anticipated questions:

What does this data set describe?

Title: BCCP_MineralResourceArea
Developed from the 'Goals, Policies, and Maps Element' of the Boulder County Comprehensive Plan.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    Boulder County Land Use Department, BCCP_MineralResourceArea: Boulder County Land Use Department, Boulder, CO.

    Online Links:

    • Server=editgis1; Service=5156; Database=lu; Version=dbo.DEFAULT

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -105.695388
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -105.050721
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 40.264221
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.912218

  3. What does it look like?

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Calendar_Date: 1906
    REQUIRED: The basis on which the time period of content information is determined.

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • G-polygon (116)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is Lambert Conformal Conic.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 39.716667
      Standard_Parallel: 40.783333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -105.500000
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 39.333333
      False_Easting: 3000000.000316
      False_Northing: 999999.999996

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000250
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.000250
      Planar coordinates are specified in survey feet

      The horizontal datum used is D_North_American_1983_HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is Geodetic Reference System 80.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.000000.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222.

      Altitude_Resolution: 1.000000
      Explicit elevation coordinate included with horizontal coordinates

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?


    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.






    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.



Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

    Boulder County Land Use Department

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    Boulder County Land Use Department
    PO Box 471
    Boulder, CO 80503

    414-441-3930 (voice)

    Contact_Instructions: www.bouldercounty.org

Why was the data set created?

Whether within or without a designated aggregate or other resources area, the County prohibits or regulates, including by Special Use Review, the open mining of any mineral or earthen material including, but not limited to limestone, coal, peat, quarry aggregate, sand and gravel, sandstone, building stone, topsoil, common borrow, clay shale, gold, silver, zinc, copper, uranium, tungsten, and fluorspar, as well as all necessary activities related thereto.

How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    Date: 13-Jan-2010 (process 1 of 2)
    Dataset copied.

    Date: 10-Aug-2010 (process 2 of 2)
    Dataset copied.

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

    Source Scale is 1:50,000. Accuracy is estimated at +/- 140 feet

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?


  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints: No constraints, public access without cost.
Knowledge of relevant Boulder County Comprehensive policies is recommended.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    Boulder County Land Use Department
    PO Box 471
    Boulder, CO 80503

    414-441-3930 (voice)

    Contact_Instructions: www.bouldercounty.org
  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    Internet Mapping

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    Boulder County Land Use Department makes no warranties regarding the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of these data. Boulder County Land Use Department disclaims any liability associated with the use or misuse of these data. In accessing and/or relying on these data, the user fully assumes any and all risk associated with this information.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

Who wrote the metadata?

Last modified: 25-Aug-2010
Metadata author:
Boulder County Land Use Department
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80503

414-441-3930 (voice)

Contact_Instructions: www.bouldercounty.org
Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)
Metadata extensions used:

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