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Census Water Bodies, 2000 - San Francisco Bay Area, California

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Description
This polygon shapefile displays water bodies in the San Francisco Bay area of California. This category includes lakes, ponds, bays, rivers, reservoirs and other water features. Predominant features represented in this layer have Census Feature Class Codes (CFCCs) of: H01 (Shoreline of perennial water feature); H11 (Perennial stream or river); H12 (Intermittent stream, river, or wash); H21 (Perennial canal, ditch, or aqueduct); H31 (Perennial lake or pond); H41 (Perennial reservoir); H51 (Bay, estuary, gulf, or sound). The Feature Name attribute further identifies water bodies as rivers, creeks, branches, forks, etc. MTC derived these data from the Census 2000 California Waterbodies dataset. This layer is part of the Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) GIS Maps and Data collection.This dataset is intended for researchers, students, and policy makers for reference and mapping purposes, and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data.
Publisher
California. Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Place(s)
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.), San Francisco (Calif.), Contra Costa County (Calif.), Napa County (Calif.), San Mateo County (Calif.), San Mateo County (Calif.), Solano County (Calif.), Sonoma County (Calif.), Marin County (Calif.), and Alameda County (Calif.)
Subject(s)
Bodies of water, Lakes, Rivers, Bays, Reservoirs, Ponds, and Inland Waters
Year
2000
Held by
Stanford
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