World Urban Areas, 1:50 million (2012)

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Description:
This polygon shapefile contains the boundaries of urban areas with dense areas of human habitation worldwide derived from 2002-2003 MODIS satellite data at 1 km. resolution. These data are represented at 1:50,000,000 scale. This layer is part of the Natural Earth Collection (v.2.0.0).Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset available at 1:10, 1:50 and 1:110 million scales. Featuring tightly integrated vector and raster data, with Natural Earth you can make a variety of visually pleasing, well-crafted maps with cartography or GIS software.
Publisher:
North American Cartographic Information Society
Place(s):
Earth (Planet)
Subject(s):
Countries, Cities and towns, Capitals (Cities), Cities and towns, Metropolitan areas, Urban density, Population statistics, Boundaries, and Society
Year:
2012
Held by:
Stanford
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