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Franklin County, NC 2007 Digital Orthos

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Abstract: A digital orthophoto is a raster image of an aerial photograph that through a process of differential rectification has been transformed to an accurate uniform scale and specified tolerance. Franklin County, NC orthophotos consist of a tiff file format, one file for each of the 631 1"=200' tax maps which each cover an area of 5,000? X 5,000?. Pixel size represents 1/2' on the ground and color images are 286 megabytes per orthophoto tax map. No attributes available. Each tiff has a corresponding enhanced "TFW" file that contains geographic coordinate system information and data relating to aerial camera, aerial flight, map accuracy's etc. These orthos were produced from an aerial photography flight covering Franklin County, North Carolina on February 10th &11th , 2007.
Purpose: Used as a base layer for locating tax properties in the tax mapping process, E911 mapping and related base mapping efforts. The digital orthophoto can be used alone or as a basemap for overlaying vector line data.
Supplemental Information: Digital Orthophotos were produced from an aerial photography flight in 2007, spring flying season using digital photogrammety techniques.
Publication Date: 2007
Originator: Franklin County Government
Publisher: Franklin Co, NC GIS Department
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Time Period Information:
Single Date/Time:
Calendar Date: 2007
Currentness Reference: Ground Condition
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency: Unknown
Spatial Domain:
Bounding Coordinates:
West Bounding Coordinate: -78.325433
East Bounding Coordinate: -78.002010
North Bounding Coordinate: 36.161132
South Bounding Coordinate: 35.491250
Contact Organization: Franklin County, NC GIS Department.
Contact Voice Telephone: (919) 496-1197
Contact Organization: Franklin County, NC GIS Department.
Grid Coordinate System Name: State Plane Coordinate System 1983
Horizontal Datum Name: North American Datum of 1983
Planar Distance Units: Feet
Ellipsoid Name: GRS 80
Distribution Liability: Franklin County,NC GIS Department is committed to offering its users accurate, useful, and current information about the County. However this data is provided as is. Franklin County makes no guarantee or warranty either expressed or implied concerning the accuracy of the data. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information, errors and conditions originating from physical sources used to develop the database may be reflected in the data supplied. The user must be aware of the data conditions and bear responsibility for the appropriate use of the information with respect to possible errors, original map scale, collection methodology, currency of date, and other conditions specific to certain data. The use of trade names or commercial products does not constitute their endorsement by the county.
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