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USGS Governmental Unit Boundaries Overlay Map Service from The National Map

Dates

Publication Date
Time Period
2016
File Modification Date
2016-09-26 15:19:00

Citation

U.S. Geological Survey, 2016, USGS Governmental Unit Boundaries Overlay Map Service from The National Map: USGS - National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC).

Summary

The USGS Governmental Unit Boundaries service from The National Map (TNM) represents major civil areas for the Nation, including States or Territories, counties (or equivalents), Federal and Native American areas, congressional districts, minor civil divisions, incorporated places (such as cities and towns), and unincorporated places. Boundaries data are useful for understanding the extent of jurisdictional or administrative areas for a wide range of applications, including mapping or managing resources, and responding to natural disasters. Boundaries data also include extents of forest, grassland, park, wilderness, wildlife, and other reserve areas useful for recreational activities, such as hiking and backpacking. Boundaries data [...]

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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.

Additional Information

Identifiers

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

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