Dataset Record: High Resolution Elevation Data - DEM

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Data Type: Elevation
Source: LiDAR - Light Detection and Ranging
Type: Gridded raster
Nominal post spacing: ---
Rectification: No response provided
Data collection start date: No response provided
Data collection end date: No response provided
Update frequency: None planned
Distribution restrictions: Yes, with no restrictions
License: --
Surface description: Bare earth
Datum, vertical: NAVD 88 - North American Vertical Datum of 1988
Datum, horizontal: NAD 83 - North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid: GRS - Geodetic Reference System of 1980
Break lines: Hydrologic
Ground resolution: No response provided
Vertical accuracy: Yes- 18 --
Test of vertical accuracy: Yes
Horizontal accuracy: Yes- 1 --
Test of horizontal accuracy: No response provided
Control monuments: Yes
Data formats (file size):
  • Gridded Raster (500 Mb to less than 100 Gigabyte)
Footprint: See map to right
Metadata: Yes
Metadata standard: Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Notes: All data is tiled by USGS Quarter Quad index and available on the DNR Data deli at

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