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Title: "ESRI: U.S. Geographic Names Information System Summit" (2004)
Description: U.S. Geographic Names Information System Summit represents an automated inventory of the proper names and locations of physical and cultural geographic features located throughout the United States and its Territories. Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), of which U.S. Geographic Names Information System Summit is a part, promotes geographic feature name standardization and serves as the Federal Government's repository of information regarding feature name spellings and applications for features in United States and its Territories. The names listed in the inventory can be published on Federal maps, charts, and in other documents. The feature locative information has been used in emergency preparedness, marketing, site-selection and analysis, genealogical and historical research, and transportation routing applications.
Keywords and Themes: Environment, Geographic Features, Place Names, Summits
Filename Prefix: gsummit.sdc
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Mapped Drive Folder: /esri2004/data_maps/usa/landmarks
Total size of data files: 1.069 MB
Data Type: ESRI SDC vector
Feature Type: Point
Coordinate System: GCS_North_American_1983
Datum: NAD_1983Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: United States and Territories
Source Scale: 1:100,000

Created by: United States Geological Survey; Index of /pub/gnis
Released by: ESRI; ESRI International Distributors
Content Date: 20010123
Published Date: 20040301

Collection Name: ESRI® Data & Maps 2004
Physical Location: Reference GIS Data Cabinet
Call Number: G70.212 .E77 2004
Acquired Date: 20040630
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Record ID: 2451_edm04

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