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U.S. Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

Metadata Updated: August 13, 2021

The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) actively seeks data from and partnerships with Government agencies at all levels and other interested organizations. The GNIS is the Federal standard for geographic nomenclature. The U.S. Geological Survey developed the GNIS for the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, a Federal inter-agency body chartered by public law to maintain uniform feature name usage throughout the Government and to promulgate standard names to the public. The GNIS is the official repository of domestic geographic names data; the official vehicle for geographic names use by all departments of the Federal Government; and the source for applying geographic names to Federal electronic and printed products of all types. See http://geonames.usgs.gov for additional information.

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Dates

Metadata Date August 18, 2009
Metadata Created Date August 13, 2021
Metadata Updated Date August 13, 2021
Reference Date(s) May 1, 1981 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from Alaska Department of Natural Resources, IRM

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date August 18, 2009
Metadata Created Date August 13, 2021
Metadata Updated Date August 13, 2021
Reference Date(s) May 1, 1981 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid
Access Constraints Use Constraints: None. Acknowledgement of the U.S. Geological Survey would be appreciated in products derived from these data., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long 180.000000
Bbox North Lat 76.786171
Bbox South Lat 42.509211
Bbox West Long -180.000000
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Harvest Object Id 4d0f31a6-38b9-4540-8af4-73cbda729dcb
Harvest Source Id f35df04a-a619-4f92-bf5c-b9915b083bb1
Harvest Source Title Alaska Department of Natural Resources, IRM
Licence Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the U.S. Geological Survey, no warranty expressed or implied is made by the USGS regarding the utility of the data on any other system, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. The Geological Survey will warrant the delivery of this product in computer-readable format.
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-180.0, 42.509211], [180.0, 42.509211], [180.0, 76.786171], [-180.0, 76.786171], [-180.0, 42.509211]]]}
Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1974-01-01

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