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World Shapefiles, Vector Map Level 0 (VMAP0)

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Title: Vector Map Level 0 (VMAP0)
Originator: United States. National Imagery and Mapping Agency.
Publication Place: Bethesda, MD
Publisher: Bethesda, MD: National Imagery and Mapping Agency; Denver, CO: USGS Information Services
Beginning Date: 2000
Extent: 43 thematic vector shapefiles of the World
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Projection: Geographic projection WGS84
Format: Available for download in zipped shapefile bundles
Bounding Coordinate West: -180
Bounding Coordinate East: 180
Bounding Coordinate North: 90
Bounding Coordinate South: -90
Notes: The original Vector Smart Map (VMap) files were created by the United States Defense Mapping Agency, based on the Digital Chart of the World 1:1,000,000.
Access Restriction: This resource has been licensed for use by the MSU community. For off-campus access, users must have a MSU NetID and password. Our contract with the vendor restricts off-campus access to currently enrolled MSU students and current employees. MSU Alumni are not included in these groups. Visitors to the main library may also access this resource at one of our Selected Resources computers. If your NetID and password are not working to get you into this site, please see this Guide to Off-Campus Access.

Contact Information:

Kathleen Weessies
Map Library
MSU Libraries, Room W308
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48824 USA
(517) 884-0849
URL: https://lib.msu.edu/map/


List of Layers

Name Type Zip
World_Airports Point World_Airports_POINTS.zip
World_CityPoint Point World_City_POINTS.zip
World_DangerP Point World_DangerP_POINTS.zip
World_IndustryExtractPoints Point World_IndustryExtract_POINTS.zip
World_MiscIndustryPoints Point World_MiscIndustry_POINTS.zip
World_MiscPopPoints Point World_MiscPop_POINTS.zip
World_MiscWaterPoints Point World_MiscWater_POINTS.zip
World_PlaceNames Point World_PlaceNames_POINTS.zip
World_PoliticalBoundariesPoints Point World_PoliticalBoundaries_POINTS.zip
World_PowerPlants Point World_PowerPlants_POINTS.zip
World_RailRoadYard Point World_RailRoadYard_POINTS.zip
World_SpotElevations Point World_SpotElevations_POINTS.zip
World_StoragePoints Point World_storage_POINTS.zip
World_TransportationPoints Point World_Transportation_POINTS.zip
World_AquaCanals Line World_AquaCanals_LINES.zip
World_Barriers Line World_Barriers_LINES.zip
World_Bathymetry Line World_Bathymetry_LINES.zip
World_CoastLines Line World_CoastLines_LINES.zip
World_Contours Line World_Contours_LINES.zip
World_Highways Line World_highways_LINES.zip
World_MiscTranLines Line World_MiscTran_LINES.zip
World_MiscWaterLines Line World_MiscWaterLines_LINES.zip
World_PipeLines Line World_PipeLines_LINES.zip
World_PoliticalBoundariesLines Line World_PoliticalBoundaries_LINES.zip
World_RailRoads Line World_RailRoads_LINES.zip
World_Rivers Line World_Rivers_LINES.zip
World_Roads Line World_Roads_LINES.zip
World_Trails Line World_Trails_LINES.zip
World_TransportationLines Line World_Transportation_LINES.zip
World_UtilityLines Line World_Utility_LINES.zip
World_CityAreas Area World_CityAreas_AREAS.zip
World_FishHatchery Area World_FishHatchery_AREAS.zip
World_Grass Area World_Grass_AREAS.zip
World_Lakes Area World_Lakes_AREAS.zip
World_LandIce Area World_landice_AREAS.zip
World_NativeSettlements Area World_NativeSettlements_AREAS.zip
World_OceanSeas Area World_OceanSeas_AREAS.zip
World_PoliticalBoundaries Area World_PoliticalBoundaries_AREAS.zip
World_PoliticalBoundariesAreas Area World_PoliticalBoundariesAreas_AREAS.zip
World_SeaIce Area World_SeaIce_AREAS.zip
World_Swamps Area World_Swamps_AREAS.zip
World_Trees Area World_Trees_AREAS.zip
World_Tundra Area World_Tundra_AREAS.zip