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Date published: September 22, 2016

The National Map Corps Mapping Challenge

Results of the Pennsylvania and New York Law Enforcement Mapping Challenges Released

Date published: September 21, 2016

New USGS Maps for NC and TN Show National Park Visitor Centers and Other Features

Newly released US Topo maps are now available and for the first time, the maps covering Great Smoky Mountains National Park display trails, campgrounds, visitor centers, boundaries and other visitor information in a national park.

Date published: September 5, 2016


It’s not a radar for liars, it’s this week’s Earthword...

Date published: September 1, 2016

TNMCorps Newsletter - September 2016

The National Map Corps September 2016 Newsletter (Vol. 2, Issue 4) is now available.  

Date published: August 25, 2016

USGS Employee Earns Top Honor

Calvin Meyer, of the USGS National Geospatial Technical Operations Center, receives Interior Department‘s Customer Service Award

Date published: August 18, 2016

Story Map - Topographic Maps for the Nation

The USGS National Geospatial Program has released an interactive Story Map giving viewers an overview of the US Topo map program

Date published: August 16, 2016

Prestigious Mapping Award Presented to USGS leader

Kari Craun honored by USGS peers with Henry Gannett award for exceptional contributions to topographic mapping

Date published: July 25, 2016

Mapping the Arctic Promotes International Agreement

Top representatives from eight national mapping agencies gather to deliberate an Arctic spatial data infrastructure

Date published: June 23, 2016

Queen of the Dead Rises

The National Map Corps Recognizes the Latest Volunteer Citizen Scientist - Queenofthedead

Date published: June 21, 2016

New GIS-Ready Topographic Map Style Template Released


Map Viewer Enhancements: Upgrades to The National Map Viewer increase the platform capabilities and user experience; released in time to be highlighted at the Esri UC in San Diego. 

Date published: June 1, 2016

TNMCorps Newsletter - June 2016

The National Map Corps June 2016 Newsletter (Vol. 2, Issue 3) is now available. 

Date published: May 25, 2016

Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Project Proposals Announced

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and sponsors, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), in collaboration with the Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Participants, announce a Request for Quotation (RFQ) and Call for Participation (CFP) in the OGC Interoperability Program’s Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Phase-2 (Arctic SDP) initiative.