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6 Data Sets
  Data Set Name Description
1. Catskill Park Firetowers
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Dataset contains point locations of the five firetowers located within the Catskill Park boundary (all are now restored and open to the public for recreational access). To be used for general mapping purposes. Projection is UTM Zone 18, meters, NAD 83.  
2. Catskill Peaks
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Contains point locations of those mountain summits in the Catskill region that are greater than 3,500 feet elevation. Locations based on USGS 10 meter Digital Elevation Models, and may not be as accurate as GPS locations determined in the field. To be used for general mapping purposes only; may NOT be suitable for navigation. Projection is UTM Zone 18, meters, NAD 27.  
3. Kaaterskill Watershed
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A dataset representing the drainage area of the Kaaterskill Creek, flowing from the eastern Catskills, in Greene and Ulster Counties. Boundary delineation based on USGS 10 meter Digital Elevation Models using ArcView Spatial Analyst. To be used for general mapping and watershed analysis purposes. Projection is UTM zone 18, meters, NAD 27. 
4. Lower Esopus Watershed
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A polygon representing the drainage area of the Lower Esopus Creek, which is that area of the Esopus Creek Watershed lying downstream of the Ashokan Reservoir, in the eastern Catskills, in Greene and Ulster Counties. Boundary delineation based on USGS 10 meter Digital Elevation Models using ArcView Spatial Analyst, with further corrections and editing using Hydro extension tools. To be used for general mapping and watershed analysis purposes.  
5. Plattekill Watershed
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Revised: 2006
A dataset representing the drainage area of the Plattekill Creek, flowing from the eastern Catskills, in Greene and Ulster Counties. This watershed is a sub-basin of the Lower Esopus Watershed. Boundary delineation based on USGS 10 meter Digital Elevation Models using ArcView Spatial Analyst. To be used for general mapping and watershed analysis purposes. Projection is UTM zone 18, meters, NAD 27. 
6. Sawkill Watershed
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Revised: 2006
A dataset representing the drainage area of the Sawkill Creek, flowing from the eastern Catskills, in Ulster and Greene Counties. This watershed is a sub-basin of the Lower Esopus Watershed. Boundary delineation based on USGS 10 meter Digital Elevation Models using ArcView Spatial Analyst. To be used for general mapping and watershed analysis purposes. Projection is UTM zone 18, meters, NAD 27.