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Geographic Names Information System

Roger L. Payne

Geographic Names Information System

by Roger L. Payne

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Published by The Survey in Reston, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Names, Geographical,
  • Digital mapping

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUS GeoData
    StatementUnited States Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
    SeriesData users guide -- 6
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 34 p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13565556M

    To understand how we get from analog to digital maps, let’s begin with the building blocks and foundations of the geographic information system (GIS)—namely, data Facts, measurements, and characteristics of something of interest. and information Knowledge and insights that are acquired through the analysis of stichtingdoel.com already noted on several occasions, GIS stores, edits, processes, and / The Geographic Names Information System was developed by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the U.S. Board on Geographic Names. Native_Data_Set_Environment: The Geographic Names Information System is resident on a Sun Enterprise computer. It uses Sun Solaris Version as its operating system.

    Geographic Names (toponyms), the names of continents, oceans, seas, currents, rivers, lakes, islands, mountains, deserts, swamps, natural landmarks, countries, cities, settlements, streets, farms, and all of the geographic objects on the surface of the earth. The sum of geographic names forms a system or configuration of peculiarities and symbols that. A "lake" is defined as a "Natural body of inland water (backwater, lac, lagoon, laguna, pond, pool, resaca, waterhole) by the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) .

    A Geographic Information System (GIS Software) is designed to store, retrieve, manage, display, and analyze all types of geographic and spatial data. GIS software lets you produce maps and other graphic displays of geographic information for analysis and presentation. Ad Maptitude is the lowest-priced, easiest-to-use professional GIS software. feature based on USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). RIVER_SYS_NAME River System Name: The officially recognized name of the river system based on USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). RIVER_SYS_WBIC River System WBIC: 7 digit unique number assigned to a river system. WBIC = Waterbody ID Code RIVER_ROW_NAME.


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Numerous nations established policies relevant to toponomy (the study of names) in their respective countries. In this age of geographic information systems, the Internet, and homeland defense, geographic names data are even more important and more challenging.

Applying the latest technology, the BGN continues its mission. The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.

It is a type of stichtingdoel.com was developed by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) to. Although current names are the primary focus, previous names are also provided and discussed when information is available, and many interesting stories attached to a place have also been included.

This is an essential and fascinating reference book for scholars, teachers, students, and any individual interested in the history of Tennessee. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Minnesota Geographic Names Information System Genre:_Minnesota⏱ Release Date:_ Description: "Minnesota Geographic Names Information System" written by Geological Survey (U.S.).

Branch of Geographic Names with ISBN_13 STANFORD and ISBN_10 with. Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) And I wrote a book "The Thrill Of The Chase" and in the book there's a poem that has nine clues in it. If you can figure out the clues, they will take you to the treasure chest.

And there's been an enourmous number of people have taken me up on that, and very rewarding to me. Discover the best Geographic Information Systems in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.

The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) contains name and location information about more than two million physical and cultural features in the United States of America and its Territories. GNIS was developed by the United States Geological Survey and the United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) to promote the standardization of feature names.

A geographic information system is a computer-based system that supports the study of natural and man-made phenomena with an explicit location in space. The GIS allows data entry, data manipulation, and production of interpretable output.

( views) Application of Geographic Information Systems by Bhuiyan Monwar Alam - InTech, A Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer system that analyzes and displays geographically referenced information.

It uses data that is attached to a unique stichtingdoel.com of the information we have about our world contains a location reference: Where are USGS streamgages located. Where was a rock sample collected. Exactly where are all of a city's fire hydrants. The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that conteens name an locative information aboot mair than twa million pheesical an cultural featurs locatit throuoot the Unitit States an its territories.

It is a teep o stichtingdoel.com wis developit bi the United States Geological Survey in cooperation wi the United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) tae promote the. The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.

^ Context for words: geographic • names • information • system. Geographic Names Information System users guide: USGS Open-File Report [R. Payne] on stichtingdoel.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is a scientific organization created inand is part of the U.S.

government. Their scientists explore our environment and ecosystemsAuthor: R. Payne. The U.S. Board on Geographic Names is a Federal body created in and established in its present form by Public Law in to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government.

The Board comprises representatives of Federal agencies concerned with geographic information, population, ecology, and management of public. Metadata for Geographic Names Information System.

These metadata describe the Geographic Names Information System holdings of the USGS for the conterminous United States. This is a data-set level implementation of the Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata. Table of Contents.

Identification_Information Data_Quality_Information. According to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), there are 17 geographic features in Idaho named “Lemhi”, including a county, a community, a mountain range, and two gaps. The name Lemhi Pass has appeared on maps for at least years, and is cited in numerous documents referring to the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Domestic (United States and its possessions and territories and Antarctica). The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is the file in which decisions of the Domestic Names Committee, United States Board on Geographic Names, are recorded. USGS mapping information geographic names information system (GNIS) / Geographic names information system Contains information about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States.

The Federally recognized name of each feature described in the data base is identified, and references are. Geographic Names Information System The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), developed by the U.S.

Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, contains information about the proper names for places, features, and areas in the Nation.

This information is available for the 50 States, the District of. A geographic information system—or GIS—is a special type of information technology that can help us understand and relate to the “what,” “when,” “how,” and “why” of the world by answering “where.” Geographic information systems are indeed about maps, but they are also about much, much more.

The third edition of “Geospatial Analysis – A comprehensive guide” is available for reading online and “covers the full spectrum of analytical techniques that are provided within modern Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related software products”.

The book was written by Michael de Smith and Paul Longley of University College.Jun 03,  · Abstract. In this dataset description paper we introduce the GNIS-LD, an authoritative and public domain Linked Dataset derived from the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) which was developed by the U.S.

Geological Survey (USGS) and the U.S. Board on Geographic stichtingdoel.com: Blake Regalia, Krzysztof Janowicz, Gengchen Mai, Dalia E.

Varanka, E. Lynn Usery.Research and application-oriented handbook Springer Handbook of Geographic Information. The Handbook explains all components of computer science that are relevant for geographic information, e.g. databases, networking, markup languages and modelling.