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This April marks the one year anniversary of the USGS's The National Map Corps (TNMCorps) transition from a small regional pilot project in the heart of Denver, Colo., into a very successful nation-wide project.
Newly released US Topo maps for Utah now feature a new commercial road data provider.
During this year, National Atlas of the United States and The National Map will transition into a combined single source for geospatial and cartographic information. This transformation is projected to streamline access to maps, data and information from the USGS National Geospatial Program (NGP).
Clearer views of waters along the U.S. and Canadian border are now possible with new seamless digital maps. These maps make it easier to solve complex water issues that require a thorough understanding of drainage systems on both sides of the International Boundary.
Newly released US Topo maps for Washington now feature segments of thePacific Crest and Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trails.
The USGS, in cooperation with other Federal agencies, has posted new Idaho US Topo quadrangles (1,193) and New Mexico quads (1,980 maps) which include Public Land Survey System (PLSS). These are added to the growing list of states west of the Mississippi River to have PLSS data added to US Topo maps.
The U.S. Geological Survey will host the 24th Secretariat and Board meetings of the International Charter for Space and Major Disasters in Washington, D.C. on October 4-7, 2010.
USGS mapping, and in particular, the history, richness and diversity of topographic mapping, was recently recognized and honored at the 2010 International Map and Trade Association Conference at Washington D.C.
Since the first release of the US Topo series of revised digital topographic maps less than 19 months ago, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has published more than 30,800 7.5-minute cells covering more than 50% of the nation’s land area and setting high standards for production efficiency.