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The purpose of this dataset is to release the 13-meter by 13-meter cell-size bathymetry grid that was used as the basis for analysis and used to generate several subsequent datasets, some of which are released in other publications (1-m contours, terrain ruggedness) in quadrangle 6 of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region.
Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?
Use_Constraints: Not to be used for navigation.
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|Data format:||The WinZip contains the two folders associated with the Esri binary grid, as well as the browse graphic and associated metadata. in format ARCG Size: 2.5|
These data are available as an ArcInfo 32-bit floating point binary grid in Esri format. The user must have a program capable of reading the Esri grid data format. The user must have software capable of uncompressing archived zip files, such as WinZip or Pkware. The directory structure as it appears in the WinZip file must be maintained or else the binary grid is unusable.