Section Corners - Pipestone County, Minnesota 2005

This page last updated: 01/27/2006
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


Metadata Summary

Originator Mid-Minnesota Development Commission
Abstract The Section Corner layer contains point features that display the location of the section corners as located by various organizations, but mostly by the Pipestone County Highway Department. The section corners were located using GPS. This information was obtained for use in creating the parcel map of Pipestone County.
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Time Period of Content Date 2005
Currentness Reference Data is derived from sources such as original survey documents dating from early 20th Century to current remonumentation.
Access Constraints Contact Data Originator
Use Constraints Use of the data are constrained only by the MMDC GIS Data License Agreement
Distributor Organization Mid-Minnesota Development Commission
Ordering Instructions Contact Mid-Minnesota Development Commission and Pipestone County for ordering instructions.
Online Linkage none available

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Section Corners - Pipestone County, Minnesota 2005

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2. Data Quality Information
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Section 1 Identification Information   Top of page
Originator Mid-Minnesota Development Commission
Title Section Corners - Pipestone County, Minnesota 2005
Abstract The Section Corner layer contains point features that display the location of the section corners as located by various organizations, but mostly by the Pipestone County Highway Department. The section corners were located using GPS. This information was obtained for use in creating the parcel map of Pipestone County.
Purpose The data set was developed to have a digital inventory of the section corners in Pipestone County. Quarter section corners were also located where possible with use of the corner ties and GPS'ed.
Time Period of Content Date 2005
Currentness Reference Data is derived from sources such as original survey documents dating from early 20th Century to current remonumentation.
Progress In work
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data Pipestone County, Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates -96.46
-96.06
44.21
43.83
Place Keywords Pipestone County, Minnesota
Theme Keywords Section corners, gps, survey, monumentation, PLS, Public Land Survey, geodetic control, location
Theme Keyword Thesaurus ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Access Constraints Contact Data Originator
Use Constraints Use of the data are constrained only by the MMDC GIS Data License Agreement
Contact Person Information Rick Moore, GIS Planner
Mid-Minnesota Development Commission
333 Sixth Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 235-8504
FAX: (320) 235-4329
E-mail: rick.moore@mmrdc.org
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Associated Data Sets

 
Section 2 Data Quality Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Attribute Accuracy The accuracy of the section corners are sub centimeter and post processed for correction. Attributes obtained in this layer are created from the hardware used to GPS the section corners and from User entered information. User entered information describes the type of momument and if there are ties located within the monumentation.
Logical Consistency Data is topologically correct where intended.
Completeness Section Corners are being completed on a project timeline associated with parcel mapping
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Accuracy of the data is designed to be sub centimeter but has not been validated against existing section corners.
Vertical Positional Accuracy Accuracy of the data is designed to be sub centimeter but has not been validated against existing section corners.
Lineage Section corner locating began in 2005. The highway department has been collecting corners based off of the section corner ties recorded at the county courthouse. Certain section and quarter section corners were collected by a private land survey company for use in wind power turbines and is detailed as such.
Source Scale Denominator
 
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Native Data Set Environment Eaglepoint and ArcGIS 9.0
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data
Spatial Object Type Point
Vendor Specific Object Types Point
Tiling Scheme County
 
Section 4 Spatial Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme County Coordinates
Ellipsoid GRS80
Horizontal Datum NAD83 (96)
Horizontal Units Feet
Distance Resolution
Altitude Datum NAVD88
Altitude Units Feet
County Coordinate Zone Identifier 66
 
Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Entity and Attribute Overview The attributes for section corners contain the following fields.

Feature Code [Feat_Code]
Description & Monument Type[Desc]
X Coordinates [Easting]
Y Coordinates [Northing]
Elevation [Elevation]
Start Time [Start_Time]
Stop Time [Stop_Time]
Name of Monument [Name_1]
Date Collected [Date_]
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher Mid-Minnesota Development Commission
Publication Date 2005
Contact Person Information Rick Moore
GIS Planner
Mid-Minnesota Development Commission
333 Sixth Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 235-8504
FAX: (320) 235-4329
E-mail: rick.moore@mmrdc.org
Distributor's Data Set Identifier
Distribution Liability The Mid-Minnesota Development Commission and Pipestone County makes no representation or warranties, express or implied, with respect to the reuse of data provided herewith, regardless of its format or the means of its transmission. There is no guarantee or representation to the user as to the accuracy, currency, suitability, or reliability of this data for any purpose. The user accepts the data 'as is', and assumes all risks associated with its use. By accepting this data, the user agrees not to transmit this data or provide access to it or any part of it to another party unless the user shall include with the data a copy of this disclaimer. The Mid-Minnesota Development Commission and Pipestone County assumes no responsibility for actual or consequential damage incurred as a result of any user's reliance on this data.
Transfer Format Name Shapefile
Transfer Format Version Number
Transfer Size
Ordering Instructions Contact Mid-Minnesota Development Commission and Pipestone County for ordering instructions.
Online Linkage none available
 
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Metadata Date 01/27/2006
Contact Person Information Rick Moore, GIS Planner
Mid-Minnesota Development Commission
333 Sixth Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 235-8504
FAX: (320) 235-4329
E-mail: rick.moore@mmrdc.org
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.gis.state.mn.us/stds/metadata.htm


This page last updated: 01/27/2006