US Historical Lighthouses
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Metadata: 
  File identifier: 
      gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:54384
  Language: 
    Language Code: 
      eng
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      UTF8
  Hierarchy level: 
    Scope code: 
      dataset
  Metadata author: 
    Responsible party: 
      Organisation name: 
          Office for Coastal Management
      Contact info: 
        Contact: 
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                missing
          Address: 
            Address: 
      Role: 
        Role code: 
          resourceProvider
  Date stamp: 
      2021-03-18T00:00:00
  Metadata standard name: 
      ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata Part 2 Extensions for imagery and gridded data
  Metadata standard version: 
      ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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Identification info: Data identification: Citation: Citation: Title: US Historical Lighthouses Date: Date: Date: 2018-12-12 Date type: Date type code: publication Identifier: Identifier: Authority: Citation: Title: NOAA/NMFS/EDM Date: inapplicable Code: Anchor: xlink: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/54384 title: InPort Catalog ID 54384 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/54384 Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Full Metadata Record Description: View the complete metadata record on InPort for more information about this dataset. Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/oceanreports/ Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Ocean Reporting Tool Description: More information and online data visualization. Function: Online function code: download Role: inapplicable Presentation form: Presentation form code: mapDigital Abstract: This dataset includes lighthouses in coastal areas of the United States (including Puerto Rico) that may or may not be official or active aids for navigation. This dataset is a compilation of lighthouses identified from various official data sources: Aids to Navigation (ATON), National Geodetic Survey (NGS), National Park Service (NPS), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Lighthouse focal plane height measurements are given in feet (FT). Only lighthouses extracted from the ATON database contain verified focal plane heights, whereas lighthouses from other official sources have unverified focal plane heights. Processing of lighthouse point data (in order of priority): ATON database (USCG)- eliminated all point records with 'Buoy' or 'buoy' in the Structure description and those without a match in the lighthouse database supplied by a private citizen; NGS database- eliminated all point records already identified in the ATON database, records not containing 'lighthouse' in the Name description or in the Marker description, records where the Last Condition field was specified as "Not Found," and those without a match in the lighthouse database supplied by a private citizen; NPS database- eliminated all point records already identified in either the ATON or NGS database and those without a match in the lighthouse database supplied by a private citizen NOAA; (Raster Nautical Charts)- Digitized points for lighthouses not already found in the ATON, NGS, NPS databases, or by a private citizen. Private Citizen- Lighthouse list (with Lat/Lon coordinates). Purpose: To provide locations and focal plane heights (when available) of lighthouses on or near the United States coastline. Credit:
      Status: 
        Progress code: 
          completed
      Resource maintenance: 
        Maintenance information: 
          Maintenance and update frequency: 
            Maintenance frequency code: 
              notPlanned
      Descriptive keywords: 
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              Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Environmental Governance/Management
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              theme
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              Title: 
                  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
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                missing
      Descriptive keywords: 
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          Keyword: 
              aids to navigation
          Keyword: 
              environment
          Keyword: 
              lighthouse
          Keyword: 
              marine transportation
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              navigation
          Keyword: 
              oceans
          Keyword: 
              transportation
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              theme
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              Transportation Theme
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              theme
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                  NGDA Portfolio Themes
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      Descriptive keywords: 
        Keywords: 
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              Continent > North America > United States Of America
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              place
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                  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
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                missing
      Descriptive keywords: 
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              Alabama
          Keyword: 
              Alaska
          Keyword: 
              California
          Keyword: 
              Connecticut
          Keyword: 
              Delaware
          Keyword: 
              Florida
          Keyword: 
              Georgia
          Keyword: 
              Hawaii
          Keyword: 
              Louisiana
          Keyword: 
              Maine
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              Maryland
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              Massachusetts
          Keyword: 
              New Hampshire
          Keyword: 
              New Jersey
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              New York
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              North Carolina
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              Oregon
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              Puerto Rico
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              Rhode Island
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              South Carolina
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              Texas
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              United States
          Keyword: 
              Virgin Islands
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              Virginia
          Keyword: 
              Washington
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            Keyword type code: 
              place
      Descriptive keywords: 
        Keywords: 
          Keyword: 
              DOC/NOAA/NOS/OCM > Office of Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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              dataCenter
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            Citation: uuid: 9f0de6e6-428b-11df-9879-0800200c9a66
              Title: 
                  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
              Date: 
                Date: 
                  Date: 
                      2017-04-24
                  Date type: 
                    Date type code: 
                      publication
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                  8.5
              Cited responsible party: xlink: https://data.noaa.gov/docucomp/1edb41d0-428a-11df-9879-0800200c9a66 title: GCMD Landing Page
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              MarineCadastre
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              project
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              Title: 
                  InPort
              Date: 
                inapplicable
      Resource constraints: 
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              otherRestrictions
          Other constraints: 
              Cite As: Office for Coastal Management, [Date of Access]: US Historical Lighthouses [Data Date Range], 
              https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/54384.
      Resource constraints: 
        Constraints: 
          Use limitation: 
              NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or 
              misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the 
              responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose.
      Resource constraints: 
        Legal constraints: 
          Use constraints: 
            Restriction code: 
              otherRestrictions
          Other constraints: 
              Use Constraints: Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the Bureau 
              of Ocean Energy Management, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility 
              of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution 
              constitute any such warranty. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the 
              contents of the metadata file associated with these data to evaluate data set limitations, restrictions 
              or intended use. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management shall not be held liable for improper or 
              incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein. | Distribution Liability: NOAA makes no 
              warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the availability, quality, accuracy, content, 
              completeness or suitability for the user's needs of such information. The services, information, and 
              data made available on the Marine Cadastre web site are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind. 
              These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. 
              http://www.marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html
      Resource constraints: 
        Security constraints: 
          Classification: 
            Classification code: 
              unclassified
          Classification system: 
            missing
          Handling description: 
            missing
      Aggregation Info: 
        AggregateInformation: 
          Aggregate Data Set Name: 
            Citation: 
              Title: 
                  NOAA Data Management Plan (DMP)
              Date: 
                unknown
              Identifier: 
                Identifier: 
                  Authority: 
                    Citation: 
                      Title: 
                          NOAA/NMFS/EDM
                      Date: 
                        inapplicable
                  Code: 
                      54384
              Cited responsible party: 
                Responsible party: 
                  Organisation name: 
                    inapplicable
                  Contact info: 
                    Contact: 
                      Online Resource: 
                        Online Resource: 
                          Linkage: 
                            URL: 
                              https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inportserve/waf/noaa/nos/ocm/dmp/pdf/54384.pdf
                          Protocol: 
                              WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link
                          Name: 
                              NOAA Data Management Plan (DMP)
                          Description: 
                              NOAA Data Management Plan for this record on InPort.
                          Function: 
                            Online function code: 
                              information
                  Role: 
                    inapplicable
          Association Type: 
            Association type code: 
              crossReference
      Language: 
          eng; US
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          environment
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          oceans
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          planningCadastre
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          structure
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          transportation
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          transportation
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          environment
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          planningCadastre
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          structure
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          transportation
      Environment description: 
          Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS 10.5.0.6491
      Extent: 
        Extent: 
          Geographic element: 
            Geographic bounding box: 
              West bound longitude: 
                  -164.927654
              East bound longitude: 
                  -64.619076
              South bound latitude: 
                  17.755098
              North bound latitude: 
                  60.537515
          Temporal element: 
            Temporal extent: 
              Extent: 
                Time instant: 
                  Description: 
                    Publication date | Currentness: Publication Date
                  Time position: 
                    2018-07-17
      Supplemental Information: 
          The native coordinate system for this layer is WGS 1984 World Mercator (ESPG: 3395). Please note: all 
          MarineCadastre.gov data served by the NOAA Office for Coastal Management and hosted through Esri REST 
          services are in the WGS 1984 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (EPSG: 3857) projection.
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Content info: Feature catalogue description: Compliance code: false Language: Language Code: eng Included with dataset: false Feature types: GIS File Feature catalogue citation: xlink: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/54464 Citation: Title: Historic Lighthouses of the US Coast Date: Date: Date: 2019-08-12 Date type: Date type code: publication
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Distribution info: Distribution: Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/ORT/HistoricLighthouses.zip Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Historic Lighthouses Description: missing Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/OceanReportingTool/OceanReports/MapServer Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: ORT Map Service Description: missing Function: Online function code: download
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Data quality info: Data quality: Scope: Scope: Hierarchy level: Scope code: dataset Report: Completeness commission: Name of measure: Completeness Report Evaluation method description: Features represented have not been tested for completeness Result: missing Report: Conceptual consistency: Name of measure: Conceptual Consistency Evaluation method description: Tests for integrity have not been performed. Result: missing Lineage: Lineage: Statement: missing Process step: Process step: Description: Processing of lighthouse point data (in order of priority): ATON database (USCG)- eliminated all point records with 'Buoy' or 'buoy' in the Structure description and those without a match in the lighthouse database supplied by a private citizenNGS database- eliminated all point records already identified in the ATON database, records not containing 'lighthouse' in the Name description or in the Marker description, records where the Last Condition field was specified as "Not Found," and those without a match in the lighthouse database supplied by a private citizenNPS database- eliminated all point records already identified in either the ATON or NGS database and those without a match in the lighthouse database supplied by a private citizenNOAA (Raster Nautical Charts)- Digitized points for lighthouses not already found in the ATON, NGS, NPS databases, or by a private citizenPrivate Citizen- Lighthouse list (with Lat/Lon coordinates) provided by Charles Bash Source: Source: Source citation: Citation: Title: USCG Navigation Center Light List Date: missing Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: USCG Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=lightListWeeklyUpdates Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Source Online Linkage Description: URL where the source data were originally accessed. Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable
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