USGS Name Syste

Grant Barrett gbarrett at AMERICANDIALECT.ORG
Wed Apr 28 14:16:16 UTC 1999

USGS Name System is at
ml  .

The GEONet Names Server  will
search the whole world, but is not as complete.

abatef wrote:
} Listers,
} For a thoroughgoing look at ALL US places with the element "Pointe" (or
} with any element at all for that matter), look at the Geog Names Info
} System from USGS.  I believe it is available on their website, though I
} have not tried to use it there myself.  But it is an absolutely
} comprehensive, authoritative, and regularly updated repository of all
} placenames, populated places (some 120,000!) and other -- more than a
} million total.  It is a marvel.

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