Title:Alaska map quadrangles at 1:250,000 scale Abstract:
Outlines of 1:250,000 scale map quadrangles in Alaska for use as a geographic reference within Google Earth or other software capable of interpreting KML, with links to additional mineral resource-related geoscientific information produced by USGS.
What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?
Horizontal positions are specified in geographic coordinates, that is, latitude and longitude.
Latitude and longitude values are specified in decimal degrees.
The horizontal datum used is World Geodetic System 1984.
The ellipsoid used is WGS 84.
The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.
The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257.
This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for
conformity with U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards (or
with the North American Stratigraphic Code). Any use of trade,
product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does
not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.