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Mapping and Geospatial Imagery: Place Names

Finding Place Names

Find names of places or geographic features using a Gazetteer or a Name Server.  A gazetteer is simply a list of geographic place names and their coordinates.  A name server is a searchable, online gazetteer.

Name Servers

Government Agency name servers, for U.S. and Canada federal governments.


Name Authority

Name Authorities are the boards responsible for the name server databases.

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