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The following steps were performed by ESRI: Extracted the features from ESRI Data & Maps 1999 data set–admin98.shp. Updated political boundaries for countries and first-level administrative units. This included Nunavut in Canada and Macau in China as well as others. Extended political boundaries into the Caspian Sea and removed the shoreline. Created ArcGIS™ layer file (.lyr). Created ArcView legend file (.avl). Created projection file (.prj). Created spatial indices.
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