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This layer represents the district boundaries of the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. These districts are used by DFW and its parent agency, the Department of Fish and Game, for administrative purposes.
Two layers - polygon and arc feature classes - are stored in ArcSDE as DFWDISTRICTS_POLY and DFWDISTRICTS_ARC.
The layer was developed by the Department of Fish and Game GIS Program by dissolving (combining) poygons from MassGIS' 1:25,000 Towns layer. The arc layer was generated by MassGIS using ESRI'S ArcGIS 9.0 software.
The polygon attribute table contains the following items:
The arc attribute table contains the following items:
Item Description DISTRICT DFW District Name ACRES Area of DFW District in acres
Item Description OUTLINE
9 = DFW District boundary
1 = State outline
4 = Coastline
The DFG GIS Program will provide any updates to MassGIS.
Last Updated 6/22/2007