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Protected areas of the Eastern United States of America (USA) 2008 - Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2010-04-30 21:16:24
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2010-04-30 21:31:56


This polygon data set includes the protected areas of the Eastern United States of America that are managed by national, state, provincial, or territorial authorities. As defined by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a protected area is an area of land and/or sea especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural and associated cultural resources, and managed through legal or other effective means. The data set was assembled for the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) from other public data sets containing data on protected areas in Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Protected area data was obtained from Natural Resources Canada for areas in Canada; [...]


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Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Clemson University, for the Commission for Environmental Cooperation
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:43:13 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 19226314111347be919aa1f8acfde4d5

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