World Maps from the U.S. Geological Survey
Entry ID: WORLD_MAPS

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Summary
Abstract: The USGS provides a series of planetary maps featuring more than 750 titles. These include selected maps of the Moon, Venus, Mercury, Mars, and the moons of Jupiter. Planetary maps are available in folded version only. The Maps of the World series comes in three different product sizes. Size 1 - a single sheet 42 by 56 inches, with a scale of 1:30,000,000. Size 2 - three sheets that assemble to a 55- by 74-inch map, with a scale of 1:22,000,000. Size 3 - six sheets that assemble to an 88- by 118-inch map with a scale of 1:14,000,000. All map sections can be ordered individually. This Dynamic Planet is a colorful world map showing the boundaries of the lithospheric plates, locations of volcanoes, and earthquake zones. This map has a scale of 1:30,000,000 and measures 41 by 58 inches.

Purpose: Established in 1879, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has Federal responsibility for preparing multipurpose maps and fundamental cartographic data to meet the requirements of users throughout the United States. In addition to U.S. maps, the Survey also provides a wide assortment of world and planetary maps.

Supplemental_Information: More information on USGS mapping products can be found at http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/factsheets/worldmaps.html
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Description: This is the homepage for National Mapping Information from
the U.S. Geological Survey. It provides links to the
Regional Mapping Centers; to information on mapping products
and services, ordering and purchasing products, Geospatial
Data Standards; and a link to EarthExplorer, which allows
users to conduct online product searches.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Dataset Title: World Maps
Dataset Release Date: 2001-08-27
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: Maps
Online Resource: http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/factsheets/worldmaps.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1883-01-01
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Use Constraints There is no guarantee of warranty concerning the accuracy of these data. Users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use these data for critical applications without a full awareness of their limitations. Acknowledgement of the originating agencies would be appreciated in products derived from these data. Any user who modifies the data set is obligated to describe the types of modifications they perform. User specifically agrees not to misrepresent the data set, nor to imply that changes made were approved or endorsed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Please refer to http://www.usgs.gov/privacy.html for the USGS disclaimer.
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Originating Center
Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://eros.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EROS CENTER
Phone: 605-594-6151, 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 605-594-6151, 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-10-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-05-13
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