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Rivers of the U.S.

Figure shows subset and complete river coverages.

DescriptionValid dateSize (bytes)
Full Set of Rivers January 1998 Download Compressed Shapefile, 30,573,491 bytes Change History Metadata
Subset of Rivers January 1998 Download Compressed Shapefile, 11,754,805 bytes Metadata

File Specifications:

Naming Convention: rv,rs ddmmyy .shp/.shx/.dbf - where .shp, .shx, .dbf are the extensions of the 3 component files of the shapefile.
Shapefile Type: line
Source: National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center (NOHRSC)
Last Modified: 17 Dec 98

Full Set
#Records = 60,445
file suffix size (bytes)
*.dbf 9,248,663
*.shp 86,707,260
*.dbf 483,660
#Records = 13,043
file suffix size (bytes)
*.dbf 5,505,748
*.shp 15,246,604
*.dbf 104,444


Please see the Metadata for a description. When these datasets are simplified/modified, a full description of the attributes will be added here.
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