Hillshade, LiDAR-derived, Minnesota

The hillshade is a black-and-white image showing elevation changes in the landscape. It is created from a digital elevation model as if the elevation surface were illuminated by a hypothetical light source shining from the northwest.

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Last Updated April 13, 2019, 10:02
Created October 10, 2014, 11:01
dsAccessConst None
dsCurrentRef Hillshades were generated from a number of LiDAR datasets collected at different times. See the source metadata listed on the Minnesota LiDAR information webpage: http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/chouse/elevation/lidar.html
dsMetadataUrl ftp://ftp.gisdata.mn.gov/pub/gdrs/data/pub/us_mn_state_mngeo/elev_lidar_hillshade/metadata/metadata.html
dsModifiedDate 2019-04-12 23:55:26
dsOriginator Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Geospatial Information Office
dsPurpose Hillshades make it easier to visualize changes in elevation over a landscape. They can be used on their own or as a backdrop layer for other geographic data.

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