Dataset Name

AK Highway corridor, Tetlin Junction: Permafrost Map

Bibliographic Reference

Reger, R.D., Hubbard, T.D., and Gallagher, P.E., 2012, Reconnaissance interpretation of 1978-1981 permafrost, Alaska Highway corridor, Tetlin Junction to Canada border, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2012-1C, 27 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:63,360.

Table of Contents

Layer Name: metadata
Layer Description: metadata, codesets, or files applicable to all layers

Layer Name: border
Layer Description: outline shape of the study area

Layer Name: localities
Layer Description: locations of sites discussed in the text

Layer Name: permafrost-polygons
Layer Description: permafrost map unit polygons

Layer Name: pingos
Layer Description: locations of pingos

Supplemental Information

To enhance print quality, this publication utilized a vector topography dataset. The topography dataset is not included with this release. The DGGS metadata standard extends the FGDC standard to include elements that are required to facilitate our internal data management. These elements, referred to as "layers," group and describe files that have intrinsic logical or topological relationships. The layers listed below are present as ArcGIS shape files. Layers are named to correspond with the names of the files. Attribute information for the following layers (entities) is included in this metadata file under the "Entity_and_Attribute_Information" section. Unit information and descriptions are included on each map sheet. Each layer is listed and described in detail under its own heading starting "Entity_Type_Label." Layers include:
 >permafrost-polygons: permafrost map unit polygons
 >pingos: locations of pingos
 >localities: locations of sites discussed in the text
 >border: outline shape of the study area


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Use Constraints

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Distribution Contact Information

Metadata Manager
Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys
3354 College Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709-3707
Phone Number: (907)451-5020
Fax Number: (907)451-5050