This is a point feature class that defines the center point for each Connecticut 1995 - 1996 aerial photograph. There are 6370 total aerial photograph center points in this feature class which represent photographs taken at a scale of 1:12000. Each center point represents a 9"x9" photograph covering approximately 1.7 miles east-west by 1.7 miles north-south, covering a geographic area of approximately 2.89 square miles which have been geo-located, but not geo-corrected or geo-rectified. Successive photographs overlap by approximately 1 mile. Photographs were originally taken by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.
This data serves as a center point index for the set of 1995 aerial photos for Connecticut.
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The horizontal positional accuracy of this data is unknown.
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Information encoded about photo center points features includes identification information for Homer Babbage Library's bibliographic information [HOMER_ID], information regarding the date each photography was taken in YYYYMMDD format [DATE_] as well as in YYYY [YEAR], MM [MONTH], DD [DAY] and a text version of the month [MONTH_TXT] to simplify display of information online, as well as the Connecticut county each center point falls in [COUNTY], the numerical code for each county according to the University of Connecticut Map and Geographic Information Center's naming conventions [COUNTYCODE], photograph identification numbers for photographs represented by each center point [IMAGE_ID] and [BARCODE], the scale of each photograph [SCALE], the author of each photography [AUTHOR], links to the online location of each photograph represented by a center point and metadata for each of these photographs [HOTLINK] and [METADATA] respectively, the initials of the individuals responsible for locating each center point [CREATED], the Connecticut town in which each center point is located [TOWN], the the USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle within which each center point is located [QUAD], and bounding coordinates of each photograph represented by a center point [XUL_CORD] [YUL_CORD] [XLR_CORD] and [YLR_CORD], the latitude and longitude coordinates of each center point [Lat] and [Long], and the root file name at MAGIC for each file associated with a center point [FILE_NAME].