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National Cartographic Information Center (NCIC)

General Information Product

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Abstract

The National Cartographic Information Center (NCIC), established by the U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior, in July 1974, provides a national information service to make cartographic data of the United States more easily accessible to the public and to various Federal, State, and local agencies. At present, more than 30 Federal agencies collect and prepare cartographic data. Existing data include more than 1.5 million maps and charts, 25 million aerial and space photographs, and 1.5 million geodetic control points.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Unnumbered Series
Title:
National Cartographic Information Center (NCIC)
Series title:
General Information Product
Year Published:
1976
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Government Printing Office
Publisher location:
Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s):
National Cartographic Information Center
Description:
5 p. (11 columns)