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Standards and specifications are essential to facilitate the development and sharing of geospatial data and products.
National Geospatial Program (NGP) standards and specifications define requirements to ensure that all maps and data prepared by NGP, in support of The National Map, are consistent in accuracy, structure, format, style, and content.
Is it a standard or is it a specification? Learn which is which.
For comments or questions about any USGS National Geospatial Program standards and specifications, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.