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USGS Geographic Names (GNIS) Overlay Map Service from The National Map

Dates

Publication Date
Time Period
2014
File Modification Date
2014-10-01 06:31:00

Summary

USGS developed The National Map (TNM) Gazetteer as the Federal and national standard (ANSI INCITS 446-2008) for geographic nomenclature based on the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The National Map Gazetteer contains information about physical and cultural geographic features, geographic areas, and locational entities that are generally recognizable and locatable by name (have achieved some landmark status) and are of interest to any level of government or to the public for any purpose that would lead to the representation of the feature in printed or electronic maps and/or geographic information systems. The dataset includes features of all types in the United States, its associated areas, and Antarctica, current and historical, [...]

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Purpose

This dynamic overlay map service provides visualization of the free data that is available for download from The National Map at http://viewer.nationalmap.gov/viewer.
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Map

Spatial Services

ArcGIS Mapping Service

WMS Service

WFS Service

Communities

  • National Geospatial Program
  • SageDAT
  • The National Map

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Provenance

Data source
Link Processing
Added to Sciencebase on Fri Oct 17 16:04:32 MDT 2014 by processing URL <strong>USGSGeographicNames.xml</strong> in item <a href="https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/544171bee4b0b0a643c73c19">https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/544171bee4b0b0a643c73c19</a>

Additional Information

Identifiers

Type Scheme Key
processingUrl http://thor-f5.er.usgs.gov/ngtoc/metadata/waf/services/overlays/USGSGeographicNames.xml

ArcGIS REST Service Extension

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WMSServer
urlhttp://services.nationalmap.gov/arcgis/rest/services/geonames/MapServer

OGC Web Service Extension

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featureTypes
Administrative
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titleAdministrative
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Community
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Cultural
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Historical
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titleHistorical
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OBJECTID
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Hydro_Lines
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Hydro_Points
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Landform
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Structure
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OBJECTID
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Transportation
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titleTransportation
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typeWFS

OGC Web Service Extension

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serviceCapabilitiesUrlhttp://services.nationalmap.gov/ArcGIS/services/geonames/MapServer/WMSServer
serviceFeatureInfoUrlhttp://services.nationalmap.gov/ArcGIS/services/geonames/MapServer/WMSServer
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ArcGIS REST Service Extension

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enabledServices
WFSServer
urlhttp://services.nationalmap.gov/arcgis/rest/services/WFS/geonames/MapServer

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