Spatial Metadata: Rail roads of the World

Dataset identification
Title: Railroads of the World
Date: 1997-09-01
  • Organisation:FAO - UN SDRN
Data content of the dataset
Theme:Rail Roads Infrastructures
Abstract:Rail Roads of the world extracted from Vector Map Level 0 and converted to Arc/Info format by FAO/GIS. Vector Map (VMap) Level 0 is an updated and improved version Digital Chart of the World (DCW).
Geographic area name: World
Geographic extent
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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

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Spatial Metadata information displayed here has been adapted from the FAO Africover Geonework web portal.