# USGS Changes Map Prices

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For the first time in a decade, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is changing the prices of its maps. Effective August 12, 1995, the price of the standard topographic quadrangle map series is increasing to $4.00. The price for most other maps produced by the USGS is being standardized to$4 per map. The USGS has also initiated a handling fee of \$3.50 per mail order for all product lines.