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United States Geological Survey

United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey is the lead federal government agency for mapping, earth sciences, and water resources.

The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to:

* describe and understand the Earth;
* minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters;
* manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and
* enhance and protect our quality of life.

Contact Information

Website: http://www.usgs.gov/
Email Address: atlasmail@usgs.gov
Phone: 1-888-ASK-USGS
Address: 508 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA, 20192, USA

Press Releases

June 26th, 2014 - Puerto Rico is added as The National Map Corps Crowd-Sourcing Project continues to grow

March 5th, 2014 - Presidentís 2015 Budget Proposes $1.1 Billion for the USGS

February 12th, 2014 - National Scenic Trails Added to Washington State Maps

February 12th, 2014 - Interior Releases First National Interactive Map of Onshore Wind Turbines

February 11th, 2014 - Landsat 8 Celebrates First Year of Success

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