U.S. Board on Geographic Names
|U.S. Board on Geographic Names|
Contains information about almost 2 million physical features and populated places in the United States. The database is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the U.S. Board on Geographical Names. A search will retu feature type, elevation, estimated population, county and latitude/longitude. Can delimit search by feature type, population range, elevation or map name. Can display location on a national map, and also identify the local watershed. Includes links to other name sources for foreign (non-US) countries and Antarctica.
http://geonames.usgs.gov/ McMaster Users Only
|Alternative:||Geographical Names Information SystemGNIS|
|Subjects:||General and Multi-disciplinary | Geography|