EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Drainage : Flood Areas or Flooded Zones, Granada Region, Nicaragua, 2001

Description
Drainage : flood areas or flooded zones for the Granada region, Nicaragua. This layer was vectorized from original hard copy 1:50,000 topographic maps produced by the Instituto Geogra?fico Nacional, Nicaragua. Hurricane Mitch devastated Central America during the months of October-November of 1998. From 1998 to 2001 the US Geological Survey was involved along with other federal agencies in the reconstruction effort. The source CD consists of a compilation of GIS data layers and computer applications focused on hazard prevention and useful in municipal planning. Each dataset includes layers for a base area around the urban center of each municipality in the Hurricane Mitch project.
Publisher
US Geological Survey, Hurricane Mitch Program
Place(s)
Nicaragua, Granada, Departamento de, Masaya, Departamento de, and Granada
Subject(s)
Bodies of water and inlandWaters
Year
2001-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Harvard
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