Metadata : Northern Territory Towns


Metadata Details:

Name:AS/NZS ISO 19115 Geographic Information - Metadata, ANZLIC Metadata Profile


Date Metadata Extracted:2022-10-02

Date Metadata Last Updated:2000-01-14

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ANZLIC Identifier:2DBCB77120DF06B6E040CD9B0F274EFE

Title:Northern Territory Towns

Citation Date:2000-01-14

Date Type:publication

Custodian:Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics



An extract from the Official Geographic Names database for the Northern Territory containing names for the major towns and cities.

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Dataset Status

Dataset ID:ANZNT0782000048


Character Set: Latin 1


Maintenance and Update Frequency:irregular

Data Currency Start Date:1905-06-02

Data Currency End Date:

Access Constraint:The data is generally available for distribution within the Northern Territory. Charges may apply for both hard and digital copy. For digital information, a digital data agreement may be required.

Data Quality

Lineage:Original data extracted from National Mapping's Master Names file; data is being updated by the checking of all current and historical map sheets / plans

Positional Accuracy:The original position of a feature was the position of the feature name on the relevant map sheet - data is progressively being upgraded to show the true position of point features (Mountains, Bores etc), centroid of area features (ranges, bays, etc) and mouth of steams. Original position (of name) was to nearest minute, as scaled from 1:250,000 or 1:100,000 map sheet.

Attribute Accuracy:Good

Logical Consistency:Good

Completeness:This dataset is updated regularly and is therefore complete on the day of issue only.


Department of Infrastructure, Planning and LogisticsSenior GIS Officercustodian08 8924402408

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