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TNMCorps Newsletter - January 2015

The National Map Corps January 2015 Newsletter (Vol. 1, Issue 3) is now available. 

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Data-driven Insights on the California Drought

A newly released interactive California Drought visualization website aims to provide the public with atlas-like, state-wide coverage of the drought...

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New Heights of Global Topographic Data Will Aid Climate Change Research

The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that improved global topographic (elevation) data are now publicly available for North and South America...

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Get Your Wheels Spinning

As part of the continued US Topo maps revision and improvement cycle, the USGS will be including mountain bike trails to upcoming quadrangles on a...

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TNMCorps Newsletter - December 2014

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

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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...

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TNMCorps Newsletter - October 2014

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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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Outdated and inconsistent elevation data cost lives and hinder prosperity across our Nation.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...

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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...

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