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.

Additional Info

Field Value
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: https://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/chouse/elevation/lidar.html
dsMetadataUrl https://resources.gisdata.mn.gov/pub/gdrs/data/pub/us_mn_state_mngeo/elev_lidar_hillshade/metadata/metadata.html
dsModifiedDate 2020-12-19 00:00:11
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.
gdrsDsGuid {f85cb267-7a1f-4a4d-b5f6-bbbcb81f09a1}
spatial {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-97.23, 43.5],[-97.23, 49.37], [-89.53, 49.37], [-89.53, 43.5], [-97.23, 43.5]]]}

Dataset extent

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