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Year Published: 1996

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 5

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 5; 1996; Federal Government Series; GAP; 5; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1996

Surviving a turbulent year

Plasker, James
Surviving a turbulent year; 1996; Article; Journal; ACSM Bulletin; Plasker, James

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Year Published: 1995

Geographic names of the Antarctic

This gazetteer contains 12,710 names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names and the Secretary of the Interior for features in Antarctica and the area extending northward to the Antarctic Convergence. Included in this geographic area, the Antarctic region, are the off-lying South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, the...

Alberts, Fred G.
Geographic names of the Antarctic; 1995; Federal Government Series; 95-157; U.S. Board on Geographic Names; U.S. Geological Survey; Defense Mapping Agency; National Science Foundation; Compiled and edited by Alberts, Fred G.

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Year Published: 1995

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 4

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 4; 1995; Federal Government Series; GAP; 4; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1993

Map projections

A map projection is used to portray all or part of the round Earth on a flat surface. This cannot be done without some distortion. Every projection has its own set of advantages and disadvantages. There is no "best" projection. The mapmaker must select the one best suited to the needs, reducing distortion of the most important features. Mapmakers...

Map projections; 1993; USGS Unnumbered Series; GIP; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1993

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 3

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 3; 1993; Federal Government Series; GAP; 3; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1993

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 2

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 2; 1993; Federal Government Series; GAP; 2; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1991

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 1

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 1; 1991; Federal Government Series; GAP; 1; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1990

Digital Line Graphs from 1:2,000,000-Scale Maps

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Digital Line Graphs from 1:2,000,000-Scale Maps; 1990; USGS Unnumbered Series; 3;

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Year Published: 1989

Cartography at the U.S. Geological Survey: the National Mapping Division's cartographic programs, products, design, and technology

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is the prime source of many kinds of topographic and special-purpose maps of the United States and its outlying areas. It is also a prime source of digital map data.One main goal of the USGS is to provide large-scale topographic map coverage of the entire United States. Most of the Nation is already covered. We...

Ogrosky, Charles E.; Gwynn, William; Jannace, Richard
Cartography at the U.S. Geological Survey: the National Mapping Division's cartographic programs, products, design, and technology; 1989; USGS Unnumbered Series; GIP; Ogrosky, Charles; Gwynn, William; Jannace, Richard

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Year Published: 1989

Gazetteer of the Antarctic

This gazetteer lists antarctic names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names and by the Secretary of the Interior. The Board is the interagency body created by law to standardize and promulgate geographic names for official purposes. As the official standard for names in Antarctica, the gazetteer assures accuracy and uniformity for...

Gazetteer of the Antarctic; 1989; Federal Government Series; MSB; 89-98; U.S. Board on Geographic Names; Defense Mapping Agency; U. S. Geological Survey; National Science Foundation

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Year Published: 1987

Alaska interim land cover mapping program

In order to meet the requirements of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) for comprehensive resource and management plans from all major land management agencies in Alaska, the USGS has begun a program to classify land cover for the entire State using Landsat digital data. Vegetation and land cover classifications,...

Alaska interim land cover mapping program; 1987; 7; U.S. Geological Survey