Geographic Names Information System, Geography Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior

Data Center Description
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) developed by the USGS contains
information in almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in
the United States. The GNIS also contains information on geographic names in
Antarctica, which are approved by the BGN for use by the Federal Government.

Website: http://geonames.usgs.gov/

[Summary provided by the USGS.]


Data Center URL
URL: http://geonames.usgs.gov/