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What does the "Topo Map Name" mean in the Geographic Names Information System?

On a Geographic Names Information System data query, the field "Topo Map Name" indicates the name of a standard USGS topographic map.

If the map name is known and entered in this field, the query will return the names of all geographic features that are wholly or partially located on that map. Note that there might be more than one state with maps of the same name, so you should include the state name (in the separate “State” field) in your query.

Learn more: U.S. Board on Geographic Names - How Do I?

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