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Geography: USGS

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USGS Homepage

U.S. Geological Survey "is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information."

On the USGS website, you can find:

  • Topograpic maps
  • Real-Time earthquake maps
  • Natural hazards information on volocanos, landslides, hurricanes, floods and more
  • Information on climate and land use change
  • Ecosystems data
  • "Science in Your Backyard"
  • Audio or Podcasts

Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

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