GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE TOLSTOJ (H-8) QUADRANGLE OF MERCURY

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Identification Information
Data Quality Information
Spatial Data Organization Information
Spatial Reference Information
Entity and Attribute Information
Distribution Information
Metadata Reference Information


 
 

IDENTIFICATION_INFORMATION

 
 
  Citation:
    Citation_Information:
      Originator: Gerald G. Schaber
      Originator: John F. McCauley
      Publication_Date: 1980
      Title: GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE TOLSTOJ (H-8) QUADRANGLE OF MERCURY
      Edition: 
      Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Map
      Publication_Information:
        Publication_Place: Reston, VA
        Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
      Other_Citation_Details:
        Miscellaneous Investigations Series I-1199
        Published by the US Geological Survey, 1980
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  Description:
    Abstract:
      The Tolstoj quadrangle in the equatorial region of Mercury
      contains the southern part of Caloris Planitia, which is
      the largest and best preserved basin seen by Mariner 10.
      This basin, about 1300 km in diameter, is surrounded by a
      discontinuous annulus of ejecta deposits of the Caloris
      Group (units cm, cn, co, cvl, and cvs) that are embayed and
      covered by broad expanses of smooth plains (unit ps). The
      southeast half of the quadrangle is dominated by ancient
      crater deposits (units cl , c2 , and c3 ), by nondescript
      rolling to hummocky plains materials (unit pi) between
      individual craters, and by isolated patches of nondescript
      plains (units pi-ps).
    Purpose:
    Supplemental_Information:
      The ancient and degraded Tolstoj multiring basin, about 350
      km in
      diameter, is in the south-central part of the quadrangle
      The large, well-preserved crater Mozart (285 km diameter)
      is a prominent feature in the western part of the area; its
      extensive ejecta blanket and secondary crater field are
      superposed on the smooth plains (unit ps) surrounding Caloris.
  Time_Period_of_Content:
    Time_Period_Information:
      Range_of_Dates/Times:
        Beginning_Date: Unknown
        Ending_Date: 1980
    Currentness_Reference: 
  Status:
    Progress: Complete
    Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
  Spatial_Domain:
    Bounding_Coordinates:
      West_Bounding_Coordinate: -423881.2500
      East_Bounding_Coordinate: 1532418.1250
      North_Bounding_Coordinate: 1101050.7500
      South_Bounding_Coordinate: -1099476.6250
  Keywords:
    Theme:
      Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
      Theme_Keyword: Mercury
      Theme_Keyword: Geology
    Place:
      Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
      Place_Keyword: Tolstoj_Quadrangle
      Place_Keyword: Mercury
      Place_Keyword: Caloris_Planitia
      Place_Keyword: Solitudo_Neptunii
      Place_Keyword: Solitudo_Helii
  Access_Constraints:
  Use_Constraints:
  Point_of_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: United States Geological Survey
        Contact_Person: 
      Contact_Position: Map Distribution
      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: Box 25286, Federal Center
        City: Denver
        State_or_Province: CO
        Postal_Code: 80225
        Country: USA
      Contact_Voice_Telephone: 
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      Hours_of_Service: 
  Native_Data_Set_Environment:
    ArcView version 3.1 shapefile format
    c:\alisa\geocd\shpfiles\mercury\h1199\h1199_g.shp
 
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DATA_QUALITY_INFORMATION

 
 
  Attribute_Accuracy:
    Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
      All attributes created during the creation process were
      verified by displaying the lines in both the database and
      the spatial coverage, but no formal tests were performed.
  Logical_Consistency_Report:
    These data are believed to be logically consistent, though
    no tests were performed. Line geometry is topologically clean.
  Completeness_Report:
  Positional_Accuracy:
    Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
      Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
    Vertical_Positional_Accuracy:
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  Lineage:
    Source_Information:
      Source_Citation:
        Citation_Information:
          Originator: Gerald G. Schaber
          Originator: John F. McCauley
          Publication_Date: 1980
          Title: GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE TOLSTOJ (H-8) QUADRANGLE OF MERCURY
          Edition: 
          Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
          Publication_Information:
            Publication_Place: Reston, VA
            Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
          Other_Citation_Details:
            Miscellaneous Investigations Series, I-1199
            Published by the US Geological Survey, 1980
          Online_Linkage: 
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      Source_Citation:
        Citation_Information:
          Originator: Gerald G. Schaber
          Originator: John F. McCauley
          Publication_Date: 1980
          Title: GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE TOLSTOJ (H-8) QUADRANGLE OF MERCURY
          Edition: 
          Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
          Publication_Information:
            Publication_Place: Reston, VA
            Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
          Other_Citation_Details:
            Miscellaneous Investigations Series, I-1199
            Published by the US Geological Survey, 1980
          Online_Linkage: 
          Larger_Work_Citation:
            Citation_Information:
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        Contact_Information:
          Contact_Person_Primary:
            Contact_Organization: United States Geological Survey
            Contact_Person: Trent Hare
          Contact_Position: Computer Specialist
          Contact_Address:
            Address_Type: mailing and physical address
            Address: 2255 N Gemini Dr
            City: Flagstaff
            State_or_Province: AZ
            Postal_Code: 86001
            Country: USA
          Contact_Voice_Telephone: 520-556-7126
          Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 
          Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: thare@usgs.gov
          Hours_of_Service: 
 
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SPATIAL_DATA_ORGANIZATION_INFORMATION

 
 
  Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
  Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
    SDTS_Terms_Description:
      SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: GT-polygon composed of chains
      Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 585
 
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SPATIAL_REFERENCE_INFORMATION

 
 
  Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
    Planar:
      Map_Projection:
        Map_Projection_Name: MERCATOR
        Mercator:
          Longitude_of_Projection_Center: -180
          Latitude_of_Projection_Center: 0
          False_Easting: 0.00000
          False_Northing: 0.00000
      Planar_Coordinate_Information:
        Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: Coordinate pair
        Coordinate_Representation:
          Abscissa_Resolution: 1 meter
          Ordinate_Resolution: 1 meter
        Planar_Distance_Units: METERS
    Geodetic_Model:
      Horizontal_Datum_Name: None
      Ellipsoid_Name: Mercury
      Semi-major_Axis: 2439000.0
      Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 1.0
 
 
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DISTRIBUTION_INFORMATION

 
 
  Distributor:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: United States Geological Survey
        Contact_Person: Trent Hare
      Contact_Position: Computer Specialist
      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: mailing and physical address
        Address: 2255 N Gemini Dr
        City: Flagstaff
        State_or_Province: AZ
        Postal_Code: 86001
        Country: USA
      Contact_Voice_Telephone: 520-556-7126
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 
      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: thare@usgs.gov
      Hours_of_Service: 
  Resource_Description:
  Distribution_Liability:
    Information has been obtained from sources believed to be
    reliable, but its accuracy and completeness and the
    opinions based thereon, are not guaranteed. As every effort
    is made to provide accurate information in this database,
    USGS would appreciate it if users could call to our
    attention any errors that may occur by communicating with
    the contact person.
 
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METADATA_REFERENCE_INFORMATION

 
 
  Metadata_Date: 08/22/00
  Metadata_Review_Date: 
  Metadata_Contact:
    Contact_Information:
      Contact_Organization_Primary:
        Contact_Organization: United States Geological Survey
        Contact_Person: Alisa Wenker
      Contact_Position: Science Technician
      Contact_Address:
        Address_Type: Mailing and physical address
        Address: 2255 N Gemini Dr
        City: Flagstaff
        State_or_Province: AZ
        Postal_Code: 86001
        Country: USA
      Contact_Voice_Telephone: 520-556-7126
      Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 
      Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: 
      Hours_of_Service: 
  Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC CSDGM
  Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
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