The following is excerpted from Patoka River NWR metadata -
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Compared it to patoka_tracts file, the following changes were made -
Creation of tract 46a - not owned Reshape of tract 43, owned Merging together a former 3 tracts of 226, state owned
The following differences were not changed, but correction was recommended to the FWS file
Additional land to tract 98 Merging borders of 2d Creation of tract 226b from former merged 226 to reflect land portion still privately owned Reshape of tract 160a to meet the refuge boundary Addition of the tract immediately west of 139, owned by the FWS Create tract 142a out of 142 to show new portion owned by the refuge Create 59a out of 120, to show new portion owned by the refuge
The updated tracts file was dissolved by ownership into federal, state, and private owned blocks.
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