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Map Series in the North Carolina Collection: Wetlands Maps

Wetlands Maps

National Wetlands Inventory Maps
Scope and Content:   Developed by the Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, this series includes maps of North Carolina's wetlands. The series contains the same quadrangles utilized for the 7.5 and 15 minute series of U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps.

Access: The 980 maps are arranged alphabetically by quadrangle name. Explanatory notes are contained in the document filed with the maps, "National Wetlands Inventory:  Notes to Users."

Wetland Type Maps
Scope and Content: Developed by the N.C. Division of Coastal Management, these color-coded maps reflect different types of wetlands in counties located in Eastern North Carolina. They are based on data derived from National Wetlands Inventory maps, satellite imagery, and other sources. Scales of components of the data range from 1:100,000 to 1:24,000.  Advisory in nature, the maps are not intended to be used as a substitute for on-site determination of jurisdictional wetlands.

Access: The 4 maps are arranged alphabetically by county name. Explanatory notes filed with the maps include definitions of wetland types.