WVSPLUS (World Vector Shoreline Plus)
Coordinate system: 4269 - "NAD83"Abstract:
From the vendor web pages at http://www.cartographic.com/products/gis/vpf/wvsplus.asp This product of unprecedented detail covers the entire Earth, covering the coastlines and international boundaries of every continent, including Antarctica. WVSPLUS is one database comprised of six libraries varying from 1:250,000 to 1:120,000,000 scales.These libraries, WVS250K, WVS001M, WVS003M, WVS012M, WVS040M, and WVS120M, represent the world at 1:250,000, 1:1,000,000, 1:3,000,000, 1:12,000,000, 1:40,000,000, and 1:120,000,000 scales respectively. Each library contains several thematic coverages: * Coastline/Countries/Ocean * Maritime Boundaries (for 1:250,000 scale only) * Supplemental Maritime Boundaries (for 1:250,000 scale only) * Bathymetry (for 1:40,000,000, 1:12,000,000 and 1:3,000,000 scales only) * Names Placement * Data QualityWVSPLUS data can be easily viewed or imported with a number of software programs including ESRI's suite of products (ArcInfo, ArcGIS, ArcView) and MapInfo.The original data structure is Vector Product Format (VPF) to US Military Standard (MIL-STD-2407), which is compliant with the international standard, Digital Geographic Information Exchange Standard (DIGEST) Annex C. The WVSPLUS feature and attribute content is defined in the US Military Specification MIL-PRF-89012A.
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