Product Type: Fact Sheet
Author(s): Watts, R.D., R.W. Compton, J.H. McCammon, C.L. Rich, and S.M. Wright
Watts, R.D., R.W. Compton, J.H. McCammon, C.L. Rich, and S.M. Wright. 2005. Distance to the nearest road in the conterminous United States: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2005-3011. 2 p.
This publication is available from the USGS Fort Collins Science Center .
The USGS Geographic Analysis and Monitoring (GAM) program has developed a national, high resolution dataset that gives the distance to the nearest road every 30 meters across the conterminous 48 states. This work provides the first unified national picture of roadless space, vehicular accessibility, and intensity of road constructionů