Science Center Objects

The Search API is a location search tool for locations contained in the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) database. This API is suitable for hydrologically-centric applications, excludes commercial locations, is customizable, is intuitive to use, and performs well.

 Additional features include:

  • Framework Independence
  • Database Richness
  • Suggestion Organization
  • Automatic State Filtering
  • Wild Card Support.
  • Latitude-Longitude Recognition
  • Customizable Behavior and Appearance




Screen shot of the USGS Search API

Screen shot of the USGS Search API.

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