Hydro_AK_Albers Feature Dataset

The “Hydro_AK_Albers” feature dataset contains the core operational/transactional feature classes of the AK Hydro database.  This feature dataset utilizes the NAD83 Alaska Albers projected coordinate system and ensures that all of the core AK Hydro geospatial content conforms to this spatial reference. Each of the feature classes residing in this feature dataset has a detailed description in the next section of this document.

Unlike the NHD, which combines like various types of thematic content into feature classes and sub-classifies the content by type, AK Hydro separates content into individual thematic feature classes.The core suite of AK Hydro feature classes includes: