Roads, Papua New Guinea, 2016

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This line shapefile represents roads in Papua New Guinea. This layer is part of Global Map Papua New Guinea version 2.0
Global Map data were developed under the cooperation of National Geospatial Information Authorities (NGIAs) of respective countries and regions.


Type of resource cartographic, software, multimedia
Form Shapefile
Extent 15.077
Publisher International Steering Committee for Global Mapping
Publication date 2016
Edition 2.1
Language English
Digital origin born digital
Map data Scale not given. ; Custom projection E 141°4ʺ--E 155°52ʹ49ʺ/S 1°26ʹ36ʺ--S 10°41ʹ42ʺ, Scale not given ; EPSG::4326


Creator International Steering Committee for Global Mapping
Creator Papua New Guinea. National Mapping Bureau


Subject Roads
Subject Papua New Guinea
Subject 2016
Subject Transportation
Genre Geospatial data
Genre Cartographic dataset

Bibliographic information

Supplemental information Global Map data of National/Regional version were developed with consistent specifications by NGIAs of respective countries and regions for fundamental geospatial information of their respective coverage by using geospatial information owned by them, and they were provided. The data have been authorized by NGIAs of respective countries and regions. Therefore, the contents of respective data are based on the views of respective data developers. For some countries and regions, there may be parts where data have not been developed. National/Regional version of Global Map data was to be updated in about five-year cycle on the basis of resolutions of an ISCGM meeting. To know about the year data were updated and about data developers, please refer to metadata attached to each data. Depending on the period the data were prepared, they were developed in line with two different specifications, namely, version 1 in VPF and BIL formats, and version 2 in GML and BIL formats.
WGS84 Cartographics This layer is presented in the WGS84 coordinate system for web display purposes. Downloadable data are provided in native coordinate system or projection.

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Use and reproduction
This dataset is freely available for academic use and other non-commercial use. Redistribution, or commercial use is not allowed without prior permission. You are free to create maps and use the data in other ways for publication in academic journals, books, reports, etc.

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Preferred citation
Global Map of Papua New Guinea © ISCGM/ National Mapping Bureau


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