Note: this dataset description is metadata (data about data) which describes the actual dataset in accordance with the ANZLIC (Australia New Zealand Land Information Council) Core Metadata Guidelines Version 2 (February 2001)
ANZLIC unique identifier: ANZNS0281000015
Title: Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Regions
Custodian: Environment Protection Authority NSW
Jurisdiction: New South Wales
The EPA's eleven operational regions in NSW. The regions are groupings of local government areas. This data set contains no boundaries; rather, the regions are defined as groupings of LGAs. EPA office addresses and contact details are also provided.
ANZLIC search words:
- BOUNDARIES Management
- BOUNDARIES Administrative
- Geographic extent name:
- NEW SOUTH WALES - State or Territory - New South Wales
- Geographic extent polygon:
- 141 -37.5, 154 -37.5, 154 -28, 141 -28, 141 -37.5
Note: The format for each Geographic extent name is: Name - Identifier - Category - Jurisdiction (as appropriate)
Geographic bounding box:
The bounding box encloses the maximum extents of the dataset. There may be voids or gaps within the bounding box, depending on the defined coverage of the dataset. Outer bounding rectangle as Latitude/Longitude coordinates based on the WGS84 datum (expressed as both Degrees Minutes Seconds and as decimal Degrees):
- North bounding latitude: 28 00 00.0 S (-28)
- South bounding latitude: 37 30 00.0 S (-37.5)
- East bounding longitude: 154 00 00.0 E (154)
- West bounding longitude: 141 00 00.0 E (141)
Local government areas grouped into EPA regions.
No positional data included: just groups of LGA names.
Browse graphic at http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/imagelink_97.pl?img=maps/ovlmaps/ovllga.gif
This dataset description complies with ANZLIC Core Metadata Guidelines Version 2 (February 2001) and XML DTD ANZMETA NSW NRIMS Page 1 v1.0 which extends ANZMETA 1.3 (metadata validation date: 2004-07-11)