NYU Spatial Data Repository

2010 U.S. Geographic Names Information System Populated Places

Description:
U.S. Geographic Names Information System Populated Places represents the Federal standard for geographic nomenclature and contains information about the proper names and locations of physical and cultural geographic features located throughout the United States and its Territories. The U.S. Geological Survey developed the Geographic Names Information System (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.
Publisher:
Environmental Systems Research Institute (Redlands, Calif.)
Collection:
ESRI 10 USA Landmarks
Place(s):
United States of America
Subject(s):
Location and Gazetteers
Format(s):
Shapefile
Year(s):
2010
Held by:
NYU
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