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Cultural Feature (point)

Cultural Feature (point)

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Updated: 2014-10-16 14:48:00

Publisher: U.S. Board of Geographic Names

Publication Date: 1-May-81

 Web Map Service   Web Feature Service

SKU: CULTURAL_FEATURES_GNIS_USGS Category:

Data Description

Cultural Feature (point)

The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is the Federal standard for geographic nomenclature in support of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names. The Cultural Features layer (CULTURAL_FEATURE) in the GNIS Web Map Service contains all features in the database with Feature Class of Cemetery, Dam, Locale, Mine, Military (historical), Oilfield, Tower, Trail, Well. See http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/feature_class.htm for feature class values and definitions. The CULTURAL_FEATURE250 layer contains large features designated by the Geographic Names Office as ones that should be labeled on maps or displays with a scale of 1:250,000. See http://geonames.usgs.gov for additional information.

[Keywords: Cemetery Dam Locale Mine Military (historical) Oilfield Tower Trail Well GNIS society structure utilitiesCommunication intelligenceMilitary ]