WVGES Summary Data and Statistics

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Downloadable Map Files, 
Recently-Permitted Trenton and Deeper Wells in West Virginia

The following is a .zip file. File type (in bold), default file names (in italics), and file sizes are given. The disclaimer shown below pertains to any and all data downloaded from the WVGES Web site.

ESRI Shapefile Format**
Datum: NAD 1927 (NAD 27), Projection: UTM, Zone: 17, Units: meters (after importing .shp files, the data units may need to be defined using View Properties within ESRI software)
Number of Wells: 289 wells as of August 2006

          downloadable .zip file, wv_trnn0806_shp.zip:  1,934 KB

        Recently-Permitted Trenton and Deeper Wells in West Virginia
                                  wv_trnn0806.dbf:  1,134 KB,
                                  wv_trnn0806.prj:      1 KB,
                                  wv_trnn0806.sbn:      4 KB,
                                  wv_trnn0806.sbx:      1 KB,
                                  wv_trnn0806.shp:      8 KB, and
                                  wv_trnn0806.shx:      3 KB

        Outlines of West Virginia Counties
                                  counties.dbf:        18 KB,
                                  counties.prj:         1 KB,
                                  counties.sbn:         1 KB,
                                  counties.sbx:         1 KB,
                                  counties.shp:     2,466 KB, and
                                  counties.shx:         1 KB,

        15-Minute Quadrangle Tic Marks for West Virginia
                                      tics.dbf:         9 KB,
                                      tics.prj:         1 KB,
                                      tics.sbn:         2 KB,
                                      tics.sbx:         1 KB,
                                      tics.shp:         4 KB, and
                                      tics.shx:         2 KB

For questions about the Trenton data, please contact John Bocan, West Virginia Geological Survey, bocan@wvgs.wvnet.edu.

Additional information about the Trenton and Black River Formations for West Virginia and the northern Appalachian region can be found at the Trenton Black River Project website: http://www.wvgs.wvnet.edu/www/tbr/default.asp.

* Please note that at this time, distribution of geospatial data from the WVGES Web site does not meet Federal Geographic Data Committee standards.

** ESRI shapefiles can be used readily in various ESRI products including ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS Explorer (or ArcExplorer). ArcGIS for Desktop is a GIS mapping software application. ArcGIS Explorer (or the older ArcExplorer) is a GIS data viewer that is available free of charge from the ESRI Web site. Detailed documentation about ArcGIS Explorer is available from ESRI as well. An online version of ArcGIS Explorer is also avaliable; however, a broadband connection is suggested when using the online application.

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