Spatial Metadata: Road Map of Ghana

Dataset identification
Title: Road Map of Ghana
Date: 1992-06-01
Author
Data content of the dataset
Theme: Road Infrastructures
Abstract:The full resolution dataset of towns was developed from data from the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA).
Lineage: The Towns dataset is part of the Multipurpose Africover Database for the Environmental Resources (MADE) which was produced by the Africover Project to establish a digital georeferenced database on land cover at a 1:200,000 scale (1:100,000 for small countries and specific areas), and a geographic referential for the whole of Africa including.
Geographic area name: Ghana
Geographic extent
  • Bounding Box:
    North bound:
    11.15569
    South bound:
    4.72708
    West bound:
    -3.24889
    East bound:
    1.20278
Temporal extent:
Spatial data structure of the dataset
Spatial data type (Format): ESRI Shapefile
Spatial reference of the dataset
Geographic coordinate system: WGS 1984
Availability and distribution of the dataset
Organisation: FAO - UN
Distribution media: Online
Distribution format: ESRI Shapefile, Digital map (in vector or shapefile)
Contact person: John Latham

Note: This web page is only designed for a master's research experiment undertaken at the Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) at the University of Pretoria.
Spatial Metadata information displayed here has been adapted from the FAO Africover Geonework web portal.
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