EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

GNIS Summits U.S.A. 1974-2010

Description
This point shapefile represents the Federal standard for geographic nomenclature and contains information about the proper names and locations of summits 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.
Publisher
Environmental Systems Research Institute (Redlands, Calif.)
Year
1981
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