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DGS04-7 Historic Fill For New Jersey As Of February 2009

IMAGEMETADATA


Abstract

The "Brownfield and Contaminated Site Remediation Act" (N.J.S.A. 58:10B-1 et seq.) requires the Department of Environmental Protection to map regions of the state where large areas of historic fill exist and make this information available to the public. These maps show areas of historic fill covering more than approximately 5 acres. For the purposes of these maps, historic fill is non-indigenous material placed on a site in order to raise the topographic elevation of the site. No representation is made as to the composition of the fill or presence of contamination in the fill. Some areas mapped as fill may contain chemical-production waste or ore-processing waste that exclude them from the legislative definition of historic fill.

Fill was mapped from stereo aerial photography taken in March 1979, supplemented in places by planimetric aerial photography taken in the spring of 1991 and 1992. Additional areas of fill were mapped by comparing areas of swamp, marsh, and floodplain shown on archival topographic and geologic maps on file at the N. J. Geological Survey, dated between 1840 and 1910, to their modern extent. In a few places, fill was mapped from field observations and from drillers' logs of wells and borings.

Most urban and suburban areas are underlain by a discontinuous layer of excavated indigenous soil mixed with varying amounts of non-indigenous material. This material generally does not meet the definition of historic fill and is not depicted on these maps. Also, there may be historic fills that are not detectable on aerial photography or by archival map interpretation and so are not shown on these maps, particularly along streams in urban and suburban areas.

Use of the maps related to the Technical Rules, N.J.A.C. 7:26E. These maps are provided for informational purposes only. The use of these maps as the only source of information regarding the presence of historic fill at a site does not fulfill the diligent inquiry requirements of the Preliminary Assessment set forth at, N.J.A.C. 7:26E-3.1(c). These maps may be used as one source of information to fulfill the requirements of the Site Investigation at, N.J.A.C. 7:26E-3.12. These maps are not intended to fulfill the Remedial Investigation requirements associated with historic fill at, N.J.A.C. 7:26E-4.6(b).

At this time 121 USGS 7.5 minute quadrangles have been mapped for historic fill, mostly in urbanized and shoreline areas. These 121 maps were digitized to ESRI coverages. As of February 2009 the Plainfield quadrangle has been updated. Also, the completed quadrangles for the state have been joined together to form one seamless shapefile, it has been updated to incorporate these new quadrangles.  This statewide shapefile is also available as a download as Statefill.zip (Updated 2-17-2009).  Please note that in nine instances two USGS quadrangles were mapped jointly in one coverage.  For each of the eight jointly mapped quadrangles the downloads appear in both quadrangle download links and are exactly the same data.  They are Greenwood Lake, NY and Sloatsburg, NY / Nyack, NY and Yonkers, NY / Bangor, PA and Easton, PA / Frenchtown and Riegelsville, PA / Wawayanda and Pine Island, NY / Stockton and Lumberville, PA / Penns Grove and Wilmington South, DE / Beverly, PA and Frankford PA / Salem and Delaware City.

The historic fill quadrangle and Statefill data are prepared for distribution as ESRI ARC/INFO .e00 export files, shapfiles and Adobe PDF format for each USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle mapped for historic fill.  The export files and shapefiles are compressed in a 'zip' file for delivery over the Internet. The coverages and shapefiles are polygon GIS data sets with associated database files.  The FGDC compliant metadata references the joined Statefill shapefile (Updated 2-17-2009), for the unique individual statistics of each individual quadrangle coverage click on Fill.txt

New Jersey 7-1/2' Quadrangle Index Map Showing County Boundaries

Download a historic fill quadrangle coverage/shapefile, statewide coverage/shapefile or PDF maps by clicking a file link below.

New Jersey 7-1/2'
Quadrangle Index List

Sample Image

1.Milford(PA).zip(8KB),PDF(2MB)
2.
Port Jervis South(NY).zip(13KB), PDF(3MB)
3.
Unionville(NY).zip(13KB),PDF(1MB)
4.
PineIsland(NY)-Wawayanda.zip(30KB),PDF(1MB)
5.
Lake Mazkenozha(PA).zip(16KB), PDF(2MB)
6.
Culvers Gap.zip(17KB), PDF(3MB)
7.
Branchville.zip(14KB), PDF(4MB)
8.
Hamburg.zip(51KB), PDF(4MB)
9.
Wawayanda.zip(30KB), PDF(4MB)
10.
GreenwoodLake(NY)-Sloatsburg(NY).zip (20KB), PDF(2MB)
11.
Sloatsburg(NY)-Greenwood Lake(NY).zip (20KB), PDF(2MB)
12.
Bushkill(PA).zip(20KB), PDF(2MB)
13.
Flatbrookville.zip(23KB), PDF(4MB)
14.
Newton West.zip(39KB), PDF(5MB)
15.
Newton East.zip(18KB), PDF(4MB)
16.
Franklin.zip(56KB), PDF(4MB)
17.
Newfoundland.zip(52KB), PDF(4MB)
18.
Wanaque.zip(48KB), PDF(4MB)
19.
Ramsey.zip(67KB), PDF(4MB)
20.
Park Ridge.zip(45KB), PDF(2MB)
21.
Nyack(NY)-Yonkers(NY).zip(73KB), PDF(3MB)
22.
Stroudsburg(PA)-No fill present, no map.
23.
Portland.zip(24KB), PDF(3MB)
24.
Blairstown.zip(22KB), PDF(4MB)
25.
Tranquility.zip(42KB), PDF(4MB)
26.
Stanhope.zip(90KB), PDF(4MB)
27.
Dover.zip(113KB), PDF(4MB)
28.
Boonton.zip(49KB), PDF(4MB)
29.Pompton Plains.zip(116KB), PDF(5MB)
30.
Paterson.zip(122KB), PDF(5MB)
31.
Hackensack.zip(141KB), PDF(4MB)
32.
Yonkers(NY)-Nyack(NY).zip(73KB), PDF(3MB)
33.
Bangor(PA)-Easton(PA).zip(75KB), PDF (2MB)
34.
Belvidere.zip(14KB), PDF(3MB)
35.
Washington.zip(18KB), PDF(4MB)
36.
Hackettstown.zip(20KB), PDF(3MB)
37.
Chester.zip(73KB), PDF(4MB)
38.
Mendham.zip(29KB), PDF(4MB)
39.
Morristown.zip(162KB), PDF(4MB)
40.
Caldwell.zip(140KB), PDF(4MB)
41.
Orange.zip(106KB), PDF(5MB)
42.
Weehawken.zip(183KB), PDF(4MB)
43.
Central Park(NY).zip(35KB), PDF(5MB)
44.
Easton(PA)-Bangor(PA).zip(75KB), PDF (2MB)
45.
Bloomsbury.zip(110KB), PDF(4MB)
46.
High Bridge.zip(43KB), PDF(3MB)
47.
Califon.zip(21KB), PDF(3MB)
48.
Gladstone.zip(28KB), PDF(3MB)
49.
Bernardsville.zip(99KB), PDF(3MB)
50.
Chatham.zip(100KB), PDF(3MB)
51.
Roselle.zip(101KB), PDF(4MB)
52.
Elizabeth.zip(124KB), PDF(4MB)
53.
Jersey City.zip(66KB), PDF(4MB)
54.
Brooklyn(NY)-Not Available
55.
Riegelsville(PA)-Frenchtown.zip (17KB), PDF(4MB)
56.
Frenchtown-Riegelsville(PA).zip(17KB), PDF(4MB)
57.
Pittstown.zip(24KB), PDF (3MB)
58.
Flemington.zip(84KB), PDF (3MB)
59.
Raritan.zip(41KB), PDF (3MB)
60.
Bound Brook.zip(46KB), PDF (3MB)
61.
Plainfield.zip(88KB), PDF (4MB)
62.
Perth Amboy.zip(154KB), PDF(4MB)
63.
Arthur Kill(NY).zip(53KB), PDF(4MB)
64.
The Narrows(NY)-Not Available
65.
Coney Island(NY)-Not Available
66.
Lumberville(PA)-Stockton.zip(26KB), PDF (4MB)
67.
Stockton-Lumberville(PA).zip(26KB), PDF (4MB)
68.
Hopewell.zip(153KB), PDF(4MB)
69.
Rocky Hill.zip(30KB), PDF(3MB)
70.
Monmouth Junction.zip(35KB), PDF(3MB)
71.
New Brunswick.zip(325KB), PDF(5MB)
72.
South Amboy.zip(99KB), PDF(4MB)
73.
Keyport.zip(128KB), PDF(3MB)
74.
Sandy Hook.zip(75KB), PDF(4MB)
75.
Buckingham(PA)-Not Available
76.
Lambertville.zip (9KB), PDF(1MB)
77.
Pennington.zip(54KB), PDF(3MB)
78.
Princeton.zip(39KB), PDF(3MB)
79.
Hightstown.zip(68KB), PDF(2MB)
80.
Jamesburg.zip(73KB), PDF(2MB)
81.
Freehold.zip(70KB), PDF(3MB)
82.
Marlboro.zip(41KB), PDF(3MB)
83.
Long Branch.zip(111KB), PDF(4MB)
84.
Hatboro(PA)-Not Available
85.
Langhorne(PA)-Not Available
86.
Trenton West.zip(41KB), PDF(1MB)
87.
Trenton East.zip(142KB), PDF(2MB)
88.
Allentown-Not Available
89.
Roosevelt.zip(32KB), PDF(3MB)

Map of New Jersey 7.5 minute USGS Quads New Jersey 7-1/2'
Quadrangle Index List

Sample Image

90.Adelphia.zip (65KB), PDF(5MB)
91.
Farmingdale.zip(84KB), PDF(4MB)
92.
Asbury Park.zip(69KB), PDF(5MB)
93.
Frankford-Beverly(PA).zip(71KB), PDF(5MB)
94.
Beverly-Frankford(PA).zip(71KB), PDF(5MB)
95.
Bristol(PA).zip(103KB), PDF(3MB)
96.
Columbus-Not Available
97.
New Egypt-Not Available
98.
Cassville-Not Available
99.
Lakehurst-Not Available
100.
Lakewood-Not Available
101.
Point Pleasant.zip(90KB), PDF(3MB)
102.
Philadelphia(PA).zip(18KB), PDF(1MB)
103.
Camden.zip(144MB) PDF(4MB)
104.
Moorestown.zip(75KB), PDF(3MB)
105.
Mt. Holly-Not Available
106.
Pemberton-Not Available
107.
Brownsmills-Not Available
108.
Whiting-Not Available
109.
Keswick Grove-Not Available
110.
Toms River.zip(120KB), PDF(5MB)
111.
Seaside Park.zip(54KB), PDF(2MB))
112.
Marcus Hook(PA).zip(23KB), PDF(1MB)
113.
Bridgeport.zip(84KB), PDF(3MB)
114.
Woodbury.zip(90KB), PDF(3MB)
115.
Runnemede.zip(90KB), PDF(4MB)
116.
Clementon-Not Available
117.
Medford Lakes-Not Available
118.
Indian Mills-Not Available
119.
Chatsworth-Not Available
120.
Woodmansie-Not Available
121.
Brookville-Not Available
122.
Forked River.zip(111KB), PDF(4MB)
123.
Barnegat Light.zip(1KB), PDF(1MB)
124.
Willmington S.(DE)-Penns Grove.zip(108KB), PDF(4MB)
125.
Penns Grove-Wilmington S. (DE).zip(108KB), PDF(4MB)
126.
Woodstown-Not Available
127.
Pitman West-Not Available
128.
Pitman East-Not Available
129.
Williamstown-Not Available
130.
Hammonton-Not Available
131.
Atsion-Not Available
132.
Jenkins-Not Available
133.
Oswego Lake-Not Available
134.
West Creek.zip(47KB), PDF(3MB)
135.
Ship Bottom.zip(116KB), PDF(3MB)
136.
Long Beach(NE).zip(8KB), PDF(1MB)
137.
Delaware City(DE)-Salem.zip(100KB), PDF(4MB)
138.
Salem-Delaware City(DE).zip(100KB), PDF(4MB)
139.
Alloway-Not Available
140.
Elmer-Not Available
141.
Newfield-Not Available
142.
Buena-Not Available
143.
Newtonville-Not Available
144.
Egg Harbor City-Not Available
145.
Green Bank-Not Available
146.
New Gretna.zip(57KB), PDF(4MB)
147.
Tuckerton.zip(59KB), PDF(4MB)
148.
Beach Haven.zip(21KB), PDF(1MB)
149.
Taylors Bridge(DE)-Not Available
150.
Canton-Not Available
151.
Shiloh-Not Available
152.
Bridgeton-Not Available
153.
Millville-Not Available
154.
Five Points-Not Available
155.
Dorothy-Not Available
156.
Mays Landing-Not Available
157.
Pleasantville.zip(74KB), PDF(4MB)
158.
Oceanville.zip(66KB), PDF(4MB)
159.
Brigantine Inlet.zip(10KB), PDF(1MB)
160.
Bombay Hook Island(DE)-Not Available
161.
Ben Davis Point-Not Available
162.
Cedarville-Not Available
163.
Dividing Creek-Not Available
164.
Port Elizabeth-Not Available
165.
Tuckahoe-Not Available
166.
Marmora-Not Available
167.
Ocean City.zip(68KB), PDF(4MB)
168.
Atlantic City.zip(38KB), PDF(1MB)
169.
Fortesque-Not Available
170.
Port Norris-Not Available
171.
Heislerville-Not Available
172.
Woodbine.zip (30KB), PDF(3MB)
173.
Sea Isle City.zip(59KB), PDF(3MB)
174.
Rio Grande-Not Available
175.
Stone Harbor.zip(48KB), PDF(4MB)
176.
Avalon.zip(32KB), PDF(1MB)
177.
Cape May.zip(38KB), PDF(2MB)
178.
Wildwood.zip(33KB), PDF(4MB)
179.
Cape Henlopen(DE)-Not Available
State of NJ
Statefill.zip (2.41MB) Updated 2-17-2009


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