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USGS Geographic Names Information System: Antarctica Online Database
Entry ID: GNIS_ANTARCTICA

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Summary
Abstract: The Antarctica Geographic Names Data Base contains geographic names in
Antarctica which are approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names for use by
the Federal Government.

Users may obtain the following information about a selected geographic feature:

* Federally recognized feature name,
* Feature type,
* Elevation (where available),
* Latitude and longitude of the feature location,
* Description of the feature including name origin and history, and
* Names other than the federally recognized name by which the feature may be or
have been known.

A link is provided to a site to site offering a map viewer for graphical
display of the feature.
Related URL
Description: USGS Geographic Names Information System: Antarctica Online Database.
Service Citation
Originators: U.S. Geological Survey
Title: Geographic Names Information System
Provider: U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/
Service Keywords
REFERENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICES >GAZETTEER Parameter Definition
REFERENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICES >THESAURI Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
ELEVATION
Access Constraints No constraints on access.
Use Constraints Please credit U.S. Geological Survey as the Service Provider
Ancillary Keywords
GEOGRAPHY
FEATURES
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Service Provider
DOI/USGS/GEOG/GNIS > Geographic Names Information System, Geography Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://geonames.usgs.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: GNIS MANAGER
Phone: (703) 648-4544
Email: gnis_manager at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
523 National Center
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2002-05-09
SERF Last Revision Date: 2007-12-20
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Last Updated:  April 2014