World Countries 1992

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: ESRI
Publication_Date: 20050401
Title: World Countries 1992
Edition: 2005
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Series_Information:
Series_Name: ESRI® Data & Maps
Issue_Identification: 2005
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Redlands, California, USA
Publisher: ESRI
Other_Citation_Details: Location: \world
Description:
Abstract:
World Countries 1992 represents the boundaries for the countries of the world, as they existed in 1992 showing the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, and Czechoslovakia as single nations.
Purpose:
World Countries 1992 provides political boundaries for the world in 1992. To display World Political Organization Membership attributes or CountryWatch Demographics attributes, join these tables to this attribute table using Fips_cntry or Cntry_name as the common field.
Supplemental_Information: Largest scale when displaying the data: 1:15,000,000.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Multiple_Dates/Times:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1996
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1998
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 19930101
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: Winter 1993/1994
Currentness_Reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Matches software update releases
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.000000
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.000000
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 83.623609
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.000000
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: polygon
Theme_Keyword: countries
Theme_Keyword: international boundaries
Theme_Keyword: coastlines
Theme_Keyword: area
Theme_Keyword: international codes
Theme_Keyword: boundaries
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: World
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Temporal_Keyword: 1996
Temporal_Keyword: 1998
Temporal_Keyword: 1993
Temporal_Keyword: 1993/1994
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Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: ESRI
Contact_Person: Data Team
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 380 New York Street
City: Redlands
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 92373-8100
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 909-793-2853
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 909-793-5953
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: info@esri.com
Hours_of_Service: 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Pacific time, Monday–Friday
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Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog 8.3.0.800

Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report:
No duplicate features are present. The shapefile is converted to SDC (Smart Data Compression) format in ArcSDE®. This verifies and validates the geometry. The data set is created directly from a topologically correct ArcInfo® coverage.
Completeness_Report:
After processing, the data set is checked for drawing display and number of records and file sizes compared with source materials.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
The geospatial part of this data set was originally extracted from the ArcWorld Supplement database and then generalized (tolerance unknown). The positional accuracy is unknown.
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: ESRI
Publication_Date: 1996
Title: ArcWorld™ Supplement
Edition: 1
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Redlands, California, USA
Publisher: ESRI
Source_Scale_Denominator: 3000000
Type_of_Source_Media: CD–ROM
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 1996
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: ArcWorld Supplement
Source_Contribution: Attribute and geospatial data
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: United States Central Intelligence Agency
Publication_Date: 19930101
Title: The World Factbook 1992
Edition: 1992
Series_Information:
Series_Name: The World Factbook
Issue_Identification: 1992
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Washington, DC, USA
Publisher: United States Central Intelligence Agency
Type_of_Source_Media: CD–ROM
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 19930101
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: CIA Factbook
Source_Contribution: Attribute data
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
United States Department of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research
Publication_Date: Winter 1993/1994
Title: Geographic and Global Issues Quarterly
Edition: Volume 3, Number 4
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Geographic and Global Issues Quarterly
Issue_Identification: Volume 3, Number 4
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Washington, DC, USA
Publisher:
United States Department of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research
Type_of_Source_Media: paper
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: Winter 1993/1994
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Geographic and Global Issues
Source_Contribution: Attribute data
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Global Mapping International
Title: Missions Database
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Publisher: Global Mapping International
Online_Linkage: <http://www.gmi.org>
Type_of_Source_Media: CD–ROM
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 2000
Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: GMI
Source_Contribution: Attribute data
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: International Organization for Standardization
Publication_Date: 19991001, 20020201, 20020520, 20021115
Title: <front page>
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: document
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: online
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Other_Citation_Details: ISO 3166-1 NEWSLETTER No. V-6 [20021115]
Online_Linkage: <http://www.iso.ch/iso/en/ISOOnline.frontpage>
Online_Linkage:
<http://www.iso.ch/iso/en/prods-services/iso3166ma/03updates-on-iso-3166/nlv6e-tl.html>
Type_of_Source_Media: online
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
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Calendar_Date: 19991001
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Calendar_Date: 20020201
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20020520
Single_Date/Time:
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Source_Currentness_Reference: publication date
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: <http://www.iso.ch>
Source_Contribution: Attribute data
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The following steps were performed by ESRI: Extracted the features from ESRI Data & Maps 1999 data set-cntry98.shp. Edited the countries to reflect which existed in 1992 based on ESRI Data & Maps 1999 data set-cntry92.shp. Extended political boundaries into the Caspian Sea and removed the shoreline. Created ArcGIS® layer file (.lyr). Created ArcView GIS legend file (.avl). Created projection file (.prj). Created spatial indices.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: ArcWorld Supplement
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: CIA Factbook
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Geographic and Global Issues
Process_Date: 20010108
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The following steps were performed by ESRI: Added attribute COLOR_MAP from World Countries 2002. Created ArcGIS® layer file (.lyr), projection file (.prj), and spatial indices. Converted the data set to SDC.
Process_Date: 20020920
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The following steps were performed by ESRI: Updated attribute values for Taiwan. Recreated country regions, absorbing the province of Taiwan into the country of China. Removed the Paracel and Spratly island groups.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: <http://www.iso.ch>
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: GMI
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: CIA Factbook
Process_Date: 20040921

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: G-polygon
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 232

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 0.000009
Longitude_Resolution: 0.000009
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: D_WGS_1984
Ellipsoid_Name: WGS_1984
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257224

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: cntry92
Entity_Type_Definition:
The polygons represent the boundaries for the countries of the world, as they existed in 1992.
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ObjectID
Attribute_Definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: FIPS_CNTRY
Attribute_Definition: The FIPS code (two-letter) for the country.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: Federal Information Processing Standards Publication 10-4
Codeset_Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CNTRY_NAME
Attribute_Definition: The country name.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ArcWorld Supplement, CIA Factbook, Geographic and Global Issues
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Names for the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LONG_NAME
Attribute_Definition: The official country name.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ArcWorld Supplement, CIA Factbook, Geographic and Global Issues
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Names for the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SQKM
Attribute_Definition:
The country area in square kilometers using an equal area projection.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Calculated areas for the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: SQMI
Attribute_Definition:
The country area in square miles using an equal area projection.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Calculated areas for the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: COLOR_MAP
Attribute_Definition:
The number allows the country to be shaded unique from its neighbors.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Range_Domain:
Range_Domain_Minimum: 1
Range_Domain_Maximum: 8
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features.

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Distributor:
Contact_Information:
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Contact_Organization: ESRI; ESRI International Distributors
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 380 New York Street
City: Redlands
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 92373-8100
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 800-447-9778
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In the United States, contact the ESRI Telesales staff at 800-447-9778 for more information about our software and data.
Outside the United States, please direct all inquiries to your local ESRI International Distributor. This information can be found at <http://gis.esri.com/intldist/contactint.cfm>.
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Distribution_Liability: See use constraints.
Standard_Order_Process:
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Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: SDC
Format_Specification:
The SDC file contains the geospatial and attribute data. The SDI file contains the spatial and attribute indexes. The PRJ file contains the coordinate system information (optional). The XML file (*.sdc.xml) contains the metadata describing the data set (optional).
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Technical_Prerequisites: To use this data requires software that supports SDC files.

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20040115
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: ESRI
Contact_Person: Data Team
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 380 New York Street
City: Redlands
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 92373-8100
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 909-793-2853
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 909-793-5953
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: info@esri.com
Hours_of_Service: 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Pacific time, Monday–Friday
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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