USDA Forest Service

USDA Forest Service

Wilderness

This dataset contains the Wilderness boundaries for the Tongass National Forest. The data contains polygons depicting National Forest System land parcels that are withdrawn from settlement, sale, location, or entry under some or all of the general and mineral laws in order to maintain other public values or purposes. The data was originally submitted to GSTC of all national forests through their Regional Offices for the USDA Forest Service's (FS) Roadless Area Conservation Initiative.

The data was consolidated at GSTC and sent out for review. Data was updated by the forests to reflect any corrections to Inventoried Roadless Areas and to include Special Designated Areas (SDA's), based on their existing forest plan. Additionally, data was reviewed and modified by Regional Land Status and Survey personnel. The data was resubmitted to GSTC July 12, 2000 for consolidation and publication.

This data was reviewed by the USFS Washingtom Office in 2001. The dataset will continue to be reviewed and updated as boundaries change. Currently, there is no set schedule for updates. Changes are made as needed.

All developments are fully compliant with the National Spatial Data Initiative (NSDI) and Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) standards.

The data should be displayed and analyzed at scales appropriate for 1:63360 scale data.

Data and Resources

  • Download
    Remote Download

    Wilderness.zip

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    Website :: GeoPortal Details Page

    http://seakgis03.alaska.edu/geoportal/catalog/search/resource/details.page?uuid={E62E0C35-11AE-4651-97C8-1B21C3823F52}

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    Metadata :: Source

    http://seakgis03.alaska.edu/geoportal/csw?getxml=%7BE62E0C35-11AE-4651-97C8-1B21C3823F52%7D

Status: Complete
Start Date: 1998/12/31
Type: Data
End Date: 2007/10/31
Primary Contact
Johnson, Erik
IM Group Leader
Email: ejohnson02@fs.fed.us
Work: 907-586-7957
Primary Agency
USDA Forest Service
Type
Federal

Other Agencies
USDA Forest Service

Collection
Southeast Alaska GIS Library

Source Portal
Southeast Alaska Science Catalog ::

Direct Record Link
http://epscor.portal.gina.alaska.edu/catalogs/9523-wilderness
  • Import completed 2014-05-19 11:00:41 -0800
    2014-05-19 11:00:41 -0800
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