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Is Secretary’s Order 3404 and the DOI Derogatory Geographic Names Task Force limited to only those features and geographic names that are on federal lands?

Secretary's Order 3404 and the Derogatory Geographic Names Task Force have purview over names of more than 660 geographic features with the term sq___ in its name located on federal, state, Tribal, county, local or private land. These are primarily natural features (i.e., lakes, mountains, etc.), as well as canals, channels, and reservoirs in the United States and its territories and outlying areas. Civil feature names (i.e., counties, minor civil divisions, incorporated places) are not within the jurisdiction of the BGN. While these geographic features occur over many jurisdictions, the decisions of the Task Force and BGN are only binding to federal departments and agencies.

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