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United States Geological Survey

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199653065
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744334
United States Geological Survey

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The civilian agency responsible for mapping the United States and for monitoring natural resources. It gathers and analyses data and supplies scientific information and advice to those requiring it. The USGS was established in ...

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Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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