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U.S. Geographic Names Information System Locales : ESRI Data Maps 2010

U.S. Geographic Names Information System Locales represents the Federal standard for geographic nomenclature and contains information about the proper names and locations of physical and cultural geographic features located throughout the United States and its Territories. The U.S. Geological Survey developed the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) for the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, a Federal inter-agency body chartered by public law to maintain uniform feature name usage throughout the Government and to promulgate standard names to the public.
United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands of the United States, Guam, Baker Island, Micronesia (Federated States), Palau, Marshall Islands, Wake Island, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, United States, U.S. Commonwealths, U.S. Territories, and U.S. Freely Associated States
Names, Geographical, Recreation areas, Shopping centers, Buildings, location, point, locale, place name, elevation, geographic feature, and location
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