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Geoscience Australia - Major Dam Walls 2012

This dataset presents locations of major dam walls in Australia. The major dam walls were digitized in 2012 from orthophotos and satellite imagery held within Geoscience Australia. The primary information source used to identify and locate the dam walls was publically available data downloaded from the Australian National Committee on Large Dams (ANCOLD) website.

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Please note:

  • This dataset is a snapshot of Geoscience Australia's web service dataset as on 2019-02-15

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Additional Info

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Last Updated March 20, 2020, 06:07 (UTC)
Created March 31, 2019, 21:31 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-AU_Govt_GA-UoM_AURIN_DB_national_major_dam_walls_2012
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List Area Name, Comment, Description, Facility Class, Facility Type, Geometry, Object ID, Operational Status, Owner, Revised, Spatial Confidence, Spillway, State, Wall Height, Wall Length, Wall Type
Attribution Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Geoscience Australia, (2016): Geoscience Australia - Major Dam Walls 2012; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Geoscience Australia 2016
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key objectid
Type dataset
spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[115.1, -43.19], [153.35, -43.19], [153.35, -10.57], [115.1, -10.57], [115.1, -43.19]]]}