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Date published: April 18, 2014

USGS Webinar: Using The National Map Services to Enable your Web and Mobile Mapping Efforts

Are you a developer, firm, or organization using mobile or web applications to enable your users?  The USGS has publicly available geospatial services and data to help you!  

Date published: April 1, 2014

No Foolin’ -- You Can Contribute to National Mapping

This April marks the one year anniversary of the USGS's The National Map Corps (TNMCorps) transition from a small regional pilot project in the heart of Denver, Colo., into a very successful nation-wide project.

Date published: March 25, 2014

New Utah Maps and Road Provider

Newly released US Topo maps  for Utah now feature a new commercial road data provider.

Date published: February 28, 2014

The National Map and National Atlas Merge

During this year, National Atlas of the United States and The National Map will transition into a combined single source for geospatial and cartographic information. This transformation is projected to streamline access to maps, data and information from the USGS National Geospatial Program (NGP). 

Date published: February 19, 2014

Linking U.S. and Canadian Border Waters

Clearer views of waters along the U.S. and Canadian border are now possible with new seamless digital maps. These maps make it easier to solve complex water issues that require a thorough understanding of drainage systems on both sides of the International Boundary.

Date published: February 12, 2014

National Scenic Trails Added to Washington State Maps

Newly released US Topo maps  for Washington now feature segments of thePacific Crest and Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trails. 

Date published: January 22, 2014

Latest Idaho and New Mexico Quads Available

The USGS, in cooperation with other Federal agencies, has posted new Idaho US Topo quadrangles (1,193) and New Mexico quads (1,980 maps) which include Public Land Survey System (PLSS). These are added to the growing list of states west of the Mississippi River to have PLSS data added to US Topo maps.

Date published: October 1, 2010

Global Consortium of Space Agencies to Meet at USGS

The U.S. Geological Survey will host the 24th Secretariat and Board meetings of the International Charter for Space and Major Disasters in Washington, D.C. on October 4-7, 2010.

Date published: September 27, 2010

USGS Mapping Places High at IMTA Awards Competition

USGS mapping, and in particular, the history, richness and diversity of topographic mapping, was recently recognized and honored at the 2010 International Map and Trade Association Conference at Washington D.C.

Date published: September 16, 2010

A Landmark of Efficiency: Digital Topographic Maps Advance Quickly Across the Nation

Since the first release of the US Topo series of revised digital topographic maps less than 19 months ago, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has published more than 30,800 7.5-minute cells covering more than 50% of the nation’s land area and setting high standards for production efficiency.