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European river catchments

Data Created 01 Jan 2002 Published 01 Jan 2002 Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:57 AM
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The purpose of the European river catchments (ERC) is to provide a homogeneous European catchments dataset at scale 1:1 million that can be used together with the digital topographic data of EuroGlobalMap.

GIS data

European river catchments version 1.01 GIS vector data


European river catchments version 1.01 Documentation

Additional information

EEA stylesheet to read EEA xml metadata can be downloaded here.


Additional information

Geographical coverage note: the geographical coverage of the ERC dataset extents a bit further to the east covering also catchments crossing the country borders.

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