NCBG North Carolina Botanical Garden

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Place Details

Place Name: North Carolina Botanical Garden
Place Number: 1
Place Type: GDN
Owner Number (from Person Number): NCBG staff
Owner Name: UNCCH
Owner Type: GS
Owner Contact (from Person Number): Waitt
Owner Notes: Owned by the state of NC
Region: Southeast
Geographic Area: Middle of the state
EPA Level III Ecoregions: 45
EPA Level IV Ecoregions: 45b
Country Code: US
State Code: NC
County Name: Orange
Municipality: Chapel Hill
Location Sensitive: No
Place Address: 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Place Zip Code: 27707
Place Website:
Locality: Corner of 15/501 and Old Mason Farm Road.
How Location Was Derived: From Google maps.
Decimal Latitude: 35.89908
Decimal Longitude: -79.0332
UTM X-coordinate: 35.89908
UTM Y-coordinate: -79.0332
Elevation (meters): 500
Slope (degrees): 30
Slope Aspect: SW
Habitat Description: Mixed Forest
Geologic Description: Rolling hills.
Soil Type: Dolomite.
Soil Substrate: Rocky granite.
Soil Moisture: Very wet year round.
Precipitation: 33
Places Notes: This is the main garden.
Last Update: 2017-02-13
Publish: 1

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