WISE Main Lakes v01_0209
Data CreatorPope, Addy
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh
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CitationPope, Addy; EEA, simonwal. (2017). WISE Main Lakes v01_0209, [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/1888.
DescriptionLarge lakes are lakes that have a surface area larger than 500 km2. The definitions are from the WISE GIS guidance document. The main purpose of the data sets is to provide a cartographic background. To have a visually uninterrupted hydrographic network the feature layers should be used in combination with Transitional waters. For more information about European waters, please visit the WISE portal.Change compared to version 1.0: In version 1.1 one erroneous feature was deleted in the Large lakes dataset. http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/data/wise-large-rivers-and-large-lakes/ This data is in EPSG:3035 Coordinate reference system and is at roughly 1:10000000 Scale (accuracy 5000m. Please attribute the EEA as the source of this data when re-using it. EEA standard re-use policy: unless otherwise indicated, re-use of content on the EEA website for commercial or non-commercial purposes is permitted free of charge, provided that the source is acknowledged (http://www.eea.europa.eu/legal/copyright). Copyright holder: European Environment Agency. http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/data/wise-large-rivers-and-large-lakes. GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2012-07-31 and migrated to Edinburgh DataShare on 2017-02-21.
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