Distribution Liability and Access Constraints


Please read the following statements carefully before using the digital files for Map 69.

NO WARRANTY

The dataset, digital map file, and documentation are provided “as is,” and the user assumes the entire risk as to their quality and performance.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania makes no guarantee or warranty concerning the accuracy of information contained in the geographic data or accompanying documentation. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania further makes no warranties, either expressed or implied, as to any other matter whatsoever, including, without limitation, the completeness or condition of the product, or its fitness for any particular purpose. The burden for determining fitness for use lies entirely with the user.

Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania makes no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the use of the dataset, digital map file, or accompanying documentation on any other computer system, nor does the act of distribution constitute any such warranty.

Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania government or any agency thereof.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The user shall save the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania harmless and indemnify it from any suits, claims, or actions arising out of the use of or any defect in the dataset, digital map file, or accompanying documentation.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania assumes no legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of the dataset, digital map file, and accompanying documentation. In no event shall the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have any liability whatsoever for payment of any consequential, incidental, indirect, special, or tort damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, any loss of profits arising out of use of or reliance on the geographic data.

USE AND ACCESS CONSTRAINTS

Not for commercial resale.

The dataset and digital map file are public information and, as such, they may be used as a reference source and may be interpreted by organizations, agencies, units of government, or others based on needs; however, each user is responsible for the appropriate application of the data. Federal, state, or local regulatory bodies are not to reassign to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources any authority for the decisions they make using these digital files.

The dataset is not meant for site-specific analysis or for use at scales finer (i.e., larger, more detailed) than 1:250,000. Users are not to misrepresent the dataset by presenting it at scales for which it is not intended, nor to imply that presentation at such scales is approved by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Please refer to the metadata for additional information concerning the accuracy and limitations of the dataset and map, which affects their appropriate use.

CREDITS

The digital map and dataset for earthquake epicenters in and near Pennsylvania may be used provided that credit is given to the compiler, Rodger T. Faill, and the publisher, Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Users shall clearly indicate the source of the data. Users who modify the data in any way are obligated to describe the types of modifications they have made, including modifications to hard-copy maps. Users are not to misrepresent Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey (Pennsylvania Geological Survey, or PaGS) datasets, nor to imply that changes they (users) have made were approved by the PaGS.

When reproducing material from this publication, please cite the source as follows:
Faill, R. T., compiler, 2004, Earthquake catalog and epicenter map of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Map 69, [web version].