U.S. Geological Survey Map Index
Entry ID: USGS_MAP_INDEX

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Summary
Abstract: 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. The USGS conducts systematic and scientific
classification of the public lands and examination of the geological
structure; mineral, energy, and water ... View entire text

Purpose: Each year the USGS produces thousands of new and revised topographic
and geologic maps, as well as other types of cartographic products.
To provide easy access to these maps, the USGS publishes indices that
are updated periodically.

A State index is designed to inform map users of the various series
of topographic maps produced and distributed by ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.0   S: 17.0   E: -66.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Dataset Title: USGS Map Index
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, SD USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: map
Online Resource: http://eros.usgs.gov
Quality Completeness_Report:
Each State index identifies quadrangle areas and other format maps
by reference code, map name, and scale. These indices are being updated
through digital cartographic technology. Many of the United States
indices are no longer being updated.
Access Constraints None
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be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions.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.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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/
Dataset ID: USGS Map Index

Data Center Personnel
Name: EROS CENTER
Phone: 605-594-6151
Phone: 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
Distribution
Distribution Media: Paper
Distribution Format: Map
Fees: $7.00 USD plus $5.00 USD handling charge
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Information Services Department
USGS EROS Center
U.S. Geological Survey
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-05-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-05-10
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