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Geographic Names Information System

Index Geographic Names Information System

The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories. [1]

9 relations: Gazetteer, Geographical Names Board of Canada, GEOnet Names Server, United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names, United States, United States Board on Geographic Names, United States Census Bureau, United States Geological Survey, United States Postal Service.

Gazetteer

A gazetteer is a geographical dictionary or directory used in conjunction with a map or atlas.

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Geographical Names Board of Canada

The Geographical Names Board of Canada (GNBC) is a national committee with a secretariat in Natural Resources Canada, part of the Government of Canada, which authorizes the names used on official federal government maps of Canada created since 1897.

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GEOnet Names Server

The GEOnet Names Server (GNS) provides access to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) and the U.S. Board on Geographic Names's (BGN) database of geographic feature names and locations for locations outside the United States.

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United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names

The United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) is one of the nine expert groups of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and deals with the national and international standardization of geographical names.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Board on Geographic Names

The United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a federal body operating under the United States Secretary of the Interior.

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United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.

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United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.

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United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.

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GNIS, GNIS identifier, Geographical Names Information System, Gnis, National Geographic Names Database, USGS GNIS.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographic_Names_Information_System

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