Metadata is information about data. Similar to a library catalog record, metadata documents the who, what, when, where, how, and why of a data resource. Geospatial metadata describes maps, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) files, imagery, and other location-based data resources.
Tippecanoe County GIS aerial photography is 3-inch pixel resolution color and is updated almost every year. Recent Aerial Image available on County GIS page was taken in October 2020 by Eagleview in Bellevue, Washington
Aerial orthophotography, transportation features, contours, spot elevations, and hydrology features are horizontally accurate within +/-2.5 feet of their actual location 90% of the time according to National Map Accuracy Standards for 1"=100' scale mapping. Soils data is accurate within +/-40 feet of their actual locations 90% of the time according to National Map Accuracy Standards for 1"=2,000' scale mapping (please see USDA disclaimers for soil mapping) https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/soils/survey/?cid=nrcs143_013692 . PLSS section corner locations were surveyed using various methods and have been converted from the records of the County Surveyor and sealed by an Indiana licensed professional surveyor.