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Cartography at the U.S. Geological Survey: the National Mapping Division's cartographic programs, products, design, and technology

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Originally prepared for the 1987 U.S. National Report to the International Cartographic Association
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Abstract

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 expect that initial coverage will be completed by 1991. For many purposes, many public agencies, private organizations, and individuals need reliable cartographic and geographic knowledge about our Nation. To serve such needs, all USGS maps are compiled to exacting standards of accuracy and content.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Unnumbered Series
Title:
Cartography at the U.S. Geological Survey: the National Mapping Division's cartographic programs, products, design, and technology
Series title:
General Information Product
Year Published:
1989
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
National Mapping Division
Description:
26 p.
Number of Pages:
30