A 125 year history of topographic mapping and GIS in the U.S. Geological Survey 1884-2009, part 1: 1884-1980

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On December 4–5, 1884, John Wesley Powell persuaded the U.S. Congress to authorize the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to begin systematic topographic mapping of the United States.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title A 125 year history of topographic mapping and GIS in the U.S. Geological Survey 1884-2009, part 1: 1884-1980
Series title ArcNews
Volume 31
Issue 3
Year Published 2009
Language English
Publisher Esri
Publisher location Redlands, CA
Contributing office(s) Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science (CEGIS)
Description 1 p.
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