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Year Published: 1997

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 6

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 6; 1997; Federal Government Series; GAP; 6; U.S. Geological Survey

Year Published: 1996

Mapping Applications Center, National Mapping Division, U.S. Geological Survey

The Mapping Applications Center (MAC), National Mapping Division (NMD), is the eastern regional center for coordinating the production, distribution, and sale of maps and digital products of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). It is located in the John Wesley Powell Federal Building in Reston, Va. The MAC's major functions are to (1) establish and...

Mapping Applications Center, National Mapping Division, U.S. Geological Survey; 1996; FS; 199-96; U.S. Geological Survey

Year Published: 1996

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 5

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

Year Published: 1996

Surviving a turbulent year

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

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.

Year Published: 1995

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 4

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

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

Year Published: 1993

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 3

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

Year Published: 1993

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 2

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

Year Published: 1991

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 1

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

Year Published: 1990

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

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

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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ALASKA IFSAR DEM
April 19, 2016

Alaska IfSAR DEM Scene

Shaded relief image of Digital Elevation Model of glaciated area in Alaska.

Digital Elevation Model in the Atchafalaya Basin, LA
April 19, 2016

DEM in the Atchafalaya Basin, LA

Digital Elevation Model in the Atchafalaya Basin, LA

3D Lidar Point Cloud of the United States Capitol Building
April 18, 2016

3DEP US Capitol Building

3D Lidar Point Cloud of the US Capitol Building in Washington DC from 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) quality lidar data. 

3D Lidar Point Cloud Image of San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge
April 18, 2016

3D Lidar Point Cloud Image of San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge

3D Lidar Point Cloud Image of San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge in California

March 17, 2016

Hydrography Webinar Series — Session 7

The USGS Hydrography Webinar Series shares success stories from users, provides information on The National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) and other related products, and provides a forum for users to learn more about Hydrography-related topics.

Smithsonian mineral specimen
February 3, 2016

Smithsonian mineral specimen

Photograph showing a mineral specimen displayed at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

January 21, 2016

Hydrography Webinar Series - Session 6

The USGS Hydrography Webinar Series shares success stories from users, provides information on The National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) and other related products, and provides a forum for users to learn more about Hydrography-related topics.

3dep_NY_Great_Lakes_Wayne
December 31, 2015

3dep_NY_Great_Lakes_Wayne

Sodus Bay in Wayne County, NY and its tributaries.

November 5, 2015

Hydrography Webinar Series - Session 5

The USGS Hydrography Webinar Series shares success stories from users, provides information on The National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) and other related products, and provides a forum for users to learn more about Hydrography-related topics.

3dep_Ulster_County
October 15, 2015

3dep_Ulster_County

Ashokan Reservoir, NY’s deepest reservoir, and Slide Mountain, the highest peak in the Catskills.

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Date published: June 21, 2016

New GIS-Ready Topographic Map Style Template Released

 

Map Viewer Enhancements: Upgrades to The National Map Viewer increase the platform capabilities and user experience; released in time to be highlighted at the Esri UC in San Diego. 

Date published: May 25, 2016

Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Project Proposals Announced

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and sponsors, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), in collaboration with the Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Participants, announce a Request for Quotation (RFQ) and Call for Participation (CFP) in the OGC Interoperability Program’s Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Phase-2 (Arctic SDP) initiative.

Date published: May 25, 2016

Updated US Topo maps for Kentucky

Updated US Topo maps for Kentucky available for free download; add Census Bureau road data, wetlands layer and select trails.

Date published: May 20, 2016

Making Your Mark on a Map

The USGS citizen science project, The National Map Corps, has reached another major milestone. Just over a year after reaching 100,000 “points”, volunteers have more than doubled the number of points collected to support The National Map.

Date published: May 4, 2016

Lone Star Quads Featured

The East Austin, Texas quadrangle is the updated "feature map" on the US Topo and Historical Topographic Map Collection websites.

Date published: April 28, 2016

Copper Plates Gone (Sort of)

The General Services Administration has completed the donation or sale of nearlly 4,000 excess sets of historic USGS engraved copper map plates.

Date published: April 12, 2016

USGS Continues to Write History

The fourth volume of the comprehensive history of the U.S. Geological Survey, Minerals, Lands, and Geology for the Common Defence and General Welfare: Volume 4, 1939‒1961, has been issued as an electronic document.

Date published: April 5, 2016

New Maps for Texas and Oklahoma Released

Updated US Topo maps for Texas and Oklahoma available for download; add Census Bureau road data, wetlands layer and select trails

Date published: March 29, 2016

Earth as Art 4: A Fusion of Science and Art

Striking patterns, colors, and shapes emerge from nature

Date published: March 24, 2016

3D Elevation – We’ve Got You Covered in all 50 States

How 3D Elevation Can Benefit Each State and Puerto Rico

Date published: March 24, 2016

More Science at Your Fingertips

The USGS Science Data Catalog (SDC) recently completed and launched a new and improved interface, making USGS data more accessible and discoverable for users. The USGS SDC is a searchable public data catalog for more than 7,000 USGS data assets and 20 USGS collections.

Date published: March 22, 2016

2016 Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award

The Federal Geographic Data Committee is now accepting nominations for the Doug D. Nebert National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Champion of the Year Award. Doug was a recognized national and international leader in the establishment of spatial data infrastructures and technical visionary as well as respected colleague.