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Malheur, Umatilla, Wallowa-Whitman National Forests GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Data

Blue Mountains Data is the area of the Malheur, Umatilla, and Wallowa Whitman National Forests combined into one data set that covers all of 3 forests. The Blue Mountains is also known as CSA4 in Region 6.

Authoritative Forest Service data are published on the FS Geodata Clearinghouse, and are available as data downloads or map services.

Another way to get the authoritative datasets for a certain National Forest or area is by using the Forest Service Data Extract Tool. This is a map-based data download site.

Data files served on this site are Shape Files, MrSid Images, and KMZ Files. The Shape Files are Zipped together and links to the files are provided under the Shapefile/Dataset Description Column. Projection is a local Albers projection defined for the Area of Oregon and Washington in R6 of the USDA-FS, NAD83, units are in meters.

Users can use a zip utility such as WinZip to expand files.

For KMZ Files the current version of Google Earth is recommended for proper function and display.

Associated Tables are zipped comma delimited text files, MS Access Databases, or DBF files.

The Metadata will explain the geographic information about the data set, who the data steward is, how the data set was built, and other associated information. It will also describe the database tables that are associated with the data set. Please contact the data steward if you have questions about the content of the data. Their phone number is included within the data dictionary.

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Release Date
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
Malheur, Umatilla, and Wallowa Whitman National Forests
USDA Forest Service
Contact Name
Pacific Northwest Regional Forester
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Bureau Code
005:96 - Forest Service