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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "U.S. Geographic Names Information System Summits" (2006)
Description: U.S. Geographic Names Information System Summits 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 Summits 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, Place Names, Summits
Filename Prefix: gsummit.sdc
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Mapped Drive Folder: /esri2006/data_maps/usa/landmarks/
Total size of data files: 1.3 MB
Data Type: ESRI SDC data set
Feature Type: Point
Coordinate System: GCS_North_American_1983
Datum: North American Datum of 1983Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Source Scale: 1:100,000
Scale Note: Largest scale when displaying the data: 1:100,000.

Created by: United States Geological Survey
Released by: ESRI; ESRI International Distributors
Content Date: varies
Published Date: 20061001

Collection Name: ESRI® Data & Maps 2006
Physical Location: Reference GIS Data Cabinet
Call Number: G70.212 .E77 2006
Acquired Date: 20061122
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Record ID: 2824_edm06

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