GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE VICTORIA (H-2) 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: George E. McGill
 Originator: Elbert A. King
 Publication_Date: 1983
 Title: GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE VICTORIA (H-2) 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-1409
 Published by the US Geological Survey, 1983
 Online_Linkage: 
Larger_Work_Citation:
 Citation_Information:
 Originator: 
Publication_Date: 
Title: 
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Description:
 Abstract:
 Most of the Victoria quadrangle lies within an area that
 appears bright on telescopic images of the planet, the
 bright-albedo feature Aurora, which approximately coincides
 with the east half of the quadrangle (Davies and others,
 1978, fig. 11). As is common with most of the imaged
 portions of Mercury, the Victoria quadrangle is dominated
 by basins and large craters, with plains materials
 occupying the areas between them.
 Purpose:
 Supplemental_Information:
 Almost all the pictures acquired by Mariner 10 that were
 used for mapping were obtained during the first encounter:
 those covering the southeast half of the quadrangle are
 incoming close-encounter images, and those covering the
 north-west corner are outgoing close-encounter images. At
 the time the pictures were obtained, the terminator was at
 about long 7 to 8, within the eastern part of the
 quadrangle. A large gap in coverage between the incoming
 and outgoing images appears as a northeast-trending
 diagonal blank strip on the base map. A small part of this
 gap was filled in the southwestern part of the quadrangle
 by very poor second-encounter images.
 Time_Period_of_Content:
 Time_Period_Information:
 Range_of_Dates/Times:
 Beginning_Date: Unknown
 Ending_Date: 1983
 Currentness_Reference: 
Status:
 Progress: Complete
 Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: None planned
 Spatial_Domain:
 Bounding_Coordinates:
 West_Bounding_Coordinate: -1807160.5428
 East_Bounding_Coordinate: 1807117.4788
 North_Bounding_Coordinate: 3304171.7723
 South_Bounding_Coordinate: 983078.4087
 Keywords:
 Theme:
 Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
 Theme_Keyword: Mercury
 Theme_Keyword: Geology
 Place:
 Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
 Place_Keyword: VICTORIA_quadrangle
 Place_Keyword: Mercury
 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: 
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: 
Hours_of_Service: 
Native_Data_Set_Environment:
 ArcView version 3.1 shapefile format
 c:\alisa\geocd\shpfiles\mercury\h1409\h1409_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:
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 Lineage:
 Source_Information:
 Source_Citation:
 Citation_Information:
 Originator: George E. McGill
 Originator: Elbert A. King
 Publication_Date: 1983
 Title: GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE VICTORIA (H-2) 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-1409
 Published by the US Geological Survey, 1983
 Online_Linkage: 
Larger_Work_Citation:
 Citation_Information:
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Publication_Date: 
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Publication_Information:
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Online_Linkage: 
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Source_Citation_Abbreviation: 
Source_Contribution:
 Source_Information:
 Source_Citation:
 Citation_Information:
 Originator: George E. McGill
 Originator: Elbert A. King
 Publication_Date: 1983
 Title: GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE VICTORIA (H-2) 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-1409
 Published by the US Geological Survey, 1983
 Online_Linkage: 
Larger_Work_Citation:
 Citation_Information:
 Originator: 
Publication_Date: 
Title: 
Publication_Information:
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Online_Linkage: 
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Process_Date: 
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Process_Contact:
 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: 470
 
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SPATIAL_REFERENCE_INFORMATION

 
 
 Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
 Planar:
 Map_Projection:
 Map_Projection_Name: LAMBERT
 Lambert:
 1st Standard Parallel: 30
 2nd Standard Parallel: 60
 Central Meridian: -45
 Latitude of Projection Origin: 0.00000
 False_Northing: 0.00000
 False_Easting: 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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ENTITY_AND_ATTRIBUTE_INFORMATION

 
 
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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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