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TAG: topo maps

National Map Viewer adds topo template for GIS

June 21, 2016By

A new geographic information systems (GIS)-ready topographic-map-style template is now available from the USGS National Geospatial Program. The Topo TNM Style Template can be readily used with the Topo Map Vector Data products and other data available for download from The National Map (TNM). The template and TNM data are intended to be used together to quickly provide an advanced... read more

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USGS Selects Woolpert to Evaluate Lidar for 3DEP

August 13, 2015By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has contracted with Woolpert to evaluate new lidarĀ (light detection and ranging) technologies to assess the suitability to support the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). This use of the single photon and Geiger mode lidarĀ for this evaluation is new to the commercial market, according to Woolpert Project Director John Gerhard. “This technology provides the ability to fly... read more

New U.S. Topo Maps for Idaho, New Mexico, Feature Public Land Survey System

January 27, 2014By

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with other federal agencies, has posted new Idaho U.S. Topo quadrangles (1,193) and New Mexico quads (1,980 maps), which include the Public Land Survey System (PLSS). These are added to the growing list of states west of the Mississippi River to have PLSS data added to U.S. Topo maps. The PLSS is a... read more

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