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Date published: December 1, 2014

TNMCorps Newsletter - December 2014

The National Map Corps December 2014 Newsletter (Vol. 1, Issue 2) is now available.

Date published: October 27, 2014

New Maine Maps Feature National Scenic Trails

Newly released US Topo maps for Maine now feature segments of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (A.T.).  Several of the 715 new US Topo quadrangles for the state now display parts of the A.T. along with other improved data layers. 

Date published: October 1, 2014

TNMCorps Newsletter - October 2014

The National Map Corps October 2014 Newsletter (Vol. 1, Issue 1) is now available.

Date published: September 23, 2014

We Will Rock You - Geologic Map Day

Celebrate the third annual Geologic Map Day! On October 17, as a part of the Earth Science Week 2014 activities, join leading geoscience organizations in promoting awareness of the importance of geologic mapping to society.

Date published: September 15, 2014

New Oregon Maps Feature National Scenic Trails

Newly released US Topo maps for Oregon now feature segments of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. Several of the 1,835 new US Topo quadrangles for the state now display parts of the Trail along with other improved data layers.

Date published: July 28, 2014

Take a Trip to the Islands

The U.S. Virgin Islands are now available for structure updates with The National Map Corps crowd-sourcing volunteers

Date published: July 22, 2014

Media Advisory: USGS to Host Congressional Briefing: Safer Communities, Stronger Economies - in 3D

Outdated and inconsistent elevation data cost lives and hinder prosperity across our Nation. Current and accurate 3D elevation data are essential to help communities cope with natural hazards, support infrastructure, ensure agricultural success, strengthen environmental decision making and bolster national security.

Date published: July 17, 2014

What’s the Deal with 3DEP?

The USGS, along with other federal, state, local and private agencies is establishing a new 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) designed to respond to the growing needs for three-dimensional mapping data of the United States.

Date published: June 26, 2014

Bienvenidos Puerto Rico! (Español)

Desde agosto de 2013, cada uno de los 50 estados se han encontrado disponible para editarse dentro del USGS (“United States Geological Survey”, por su nombre en inglés) The National Map Corps (Cuerpo de El Mapa Nacional o “TNM Corps” por sus siglas en inglés), a través del proyecto Voluntario de Información Geográfica.

Date published: June 16, 2014

Human Activities Increase Salt Content in Many of the Nation’s Streams

Concentrations of dissolved solids, a measure of the salt content in water, are elevated in many of the Nations streams as a result of human activities, according to a new USGS study.

Date published: June 4, 2014

Discover the Northwest with Revised Montana Maps

Just in time to explore the great outdoors this summer, newly designed US Topo maps covering Montana are now available online for free download.

Date published: May 22, 2014

Revised North Dakota, Delaware and Maryland Maps Feature New Design

US Topo maps now have a crisper, cleaner design - enhancing readability of maps for online and printed use. Map symbols are easier to read over the digital aerial photograph layer whether the imagery is turned on or off.