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US States and Territories [s_ddmmyy]



Figure shows States and Territories in the Data Set

Description Valid date Available Version(s) Size (bytes) #Records MD5SUM Documentation
U.S. States and Territories 25 March 2014 Download Compressed Shapefile s_01ap14.zip 22,896,648 57 1150af0c111dca24be726783503182a4 Change Log Metadata

File Specifications:

Naming Convention: s_ ddmmyy .shp/.shx/.dbf - where .shp, .shx, .dbf are the extensions of the 3 component files of the shapefile and .prj is the projection file.
Shapefile Type: polygon
Source: AWIPS Counties @ 1:2,000,000 for CONUS, Census TIGER95 polygons for Non CONUS.
Last Modified: 1 August 2007

Attributes:

field name type width,dec description
STATE character2 State abbrev [aa]
NAME character24 State name
FIPS character2 State FIPS Code [ss]
LON numeric 10,5Longitude of centroid [decimal degrees]
LAT numeric 9,5 Latitude of centroid [decimal degrees]

Comments:

State abbreviations for OCONUS areas are:

AK Alaska
AH Aleutian Islands west of 169,30'W (Hawaii-Aleutian Time Zone)
AS American Samoa
GU Guam
HI Hawaii
MP Marianas
PR Puerto Rico
UM Midway
VI Virgin Islands



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