Data Library Formats and Coordinate System Information
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|GIS data files are generally compressed with a zip utility. If needed, you may download a free unzip utility from the uunet archive. Spatial Data Library data sets use the statewide projection standard endorsed by the Oregon Geographic Information Council.
After downloading the file:
If you do not have the required software, a free program, ArcGIS Explorer, can be downloaded from ESRI.
- UNZIP the file with WINZIP or PKUNZIP.
- Load the data set into a software program that recognizes the file formats.
Data Library File Formats
- ARC/INFO export file (e00)
- Geodatabase (File or Personal)
For more information about the selection of Oregon Lambert as the State standard, see the Oregon Lambert web page.
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