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Q.  LANDFIRE data are in what projection?

LANDFIRE Standard Projections

CONUS
Projection type: USA Contiguous Albers Equal Area Conic USGS Version (referenced as NAD_1983_Albers)
Spheroid name: GRS 1980
Datum name: NAD83
Latitude of 1st parallel: 29.50 N
Latitude of 2nd parallel: 45.50 N
Longitude of central meridian: -96.00 W
Latitude of origin of projection: 23.00 N
False easting at central meridian: 0.0 meters
False northing at origin: 0.0 meters


Alaska
Projection type: Alaska Albers Equal Area (referenced as NAD_1983_Alaska_Albers)
Spheroid name: GRS 1980
Datum name: NAD83
Latitude of 1st parallel: 55.000 N
Latitude of 2nd parallel: 65.00 N
Longitude of central meridian: -154.00 W
Latitude of origin of projection: 50.00 N
False easting at central meridian: 0.0 meters
False northing at origin: 0.0 meters


Hawaii
Projection type: Albers Equal Area (referenced as NAD_1983_Albers)
Spheroid name: GRS 1980
Datum name: NAD83
Latitude of 1st parallel: 8.00 N
Latitude of 2nd parallel: 18.00 N
Longitude of central meridian: -157.00 W
Latitude of origin of projection: 3.00 N
False easting at central meridian: 0.0 meters
False northing at origin: 0.0 meters


Insular Areas (IA)
Projections are in best fit WGS 1984 UTM for Northern and Southern Hemispheres


 

 
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