Landslide initiation locations in Los Amates quadrangle, Guatemala

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Description This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23611.
Originators Bucknam, Robert C.; Coe, Jeffrey A.; Mota, Manuel Antonio; Godt, Jonathan W.; Tarr, Arthur C.; Bradley, Lee-Ann; Rafferty, Sharon A.; Hancock, Dean; Dart, Richard L.; and Johnson, Margo L.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-443

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The shape file, pb1000.shp, contains polygons that are inside the
boundary of the area within which surface-sediment samples contain at
least 1,000 ppm of Pb (ie. inside the 1,000 ppm contour for Pb).

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The shape-file, rivreach.shp, contains the locations of river-reach boundary lines.

Label Definition
EBDRYREACH Number of the river reach, the east boundary of which the line indicates.


The ArcView shape-file segments.shp contains the locations of boundary lines between floodplain segments (or reaches).

Label Definition
E_BDRY_SEG East boundary line of floodplain segments
LINE_NO Computer-assigned number of line fragment