The data below are available in .zip format for quicker, easier download. The zip
files either contain files for a shapefile or an image mosaic. The shapefile zip files contain the following
files a .dbf, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx, .prj, and metadata in two file formats (.txt and .html). The image
mosaic zip files contain the following files: .img and metadata in two file formats (.txt and .html).
DISCLAIMER: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Biogeography Branch produced this data CD-ROM. The NOAA Biogeography Branch does not guarantee the accuracy of the geographic
features or attributes. Please see the metadata records for each data set for complete information on the source,
limitations, and proper use.
Note: The shapefiles and image mosaics contained on this CD-ROM are projected
into the Universal Transverse Mercator System (UTM Zone 55N for the islands of Guam and CNMI and HARN UTM Zone 2S for
the islands of American Samoa, NAD83, meters). As a result, to overlay these files in ArcView®, the user needs to set the
Coordinate System in the Data Frame Properties dialog box to NAD 1983 UTM Zone 55N or NAD 1983 HARN UTM Zone 2S.