United States Geological Survey

1892 15-minute map (or ''topographic sheet'') of the [[Mount Marcy The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government. The scientists of the USGS study the landscape of the United States, its natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten it. The organization's work spans the disciplines of biology, geography, geology, and hydrology. The USGS is a fact-finding research organization with no regulatory responsibility.

The USGS is a bureau of the United States Department of the Interior; it is that department's sole scientific agency. The USGS employs approximately 8,670 people and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. The USGS also has major offices near Lakewood, Colorado, at the Denver Federal Center, and Menlo Park, California.

The current motto of the USGS, in use since August 1997, is "science for a changing world". The agency's previous slogan, adopted on the occasion of its hundredth anniversary, was "Earth Science in the Public Service". Provided by Wikipedia
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by Capps, S.R.
Published 1940
...United States Geological Survey...

Report Number(s): SUS 10016

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Published August 1981
...United States Geological Survey...

Report Number(s): APA 1910

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Published August 1981
...United States Geological Survey...

Report Number(s): APA 1912

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by Post, Austin
Published 1971
...United States Geological Survey...

Report Number(s): APA 3112

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Published 1964
...United States Geological Survey...

Report Number(s): APA 672

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Published 1972
...United States Geological Survey...

Report Number(s): APA 1911

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Published 1984
...United States Geological Survey...

Report Number(s): APA 3326

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Published June 22, 1984
...United States Geological Survey...

Report Number(s): APA 1755

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by Love, Kenneth S.
Published November 3, 1960
...United States Geological Survey. Water Quality Branch....

Report Number(s): APA 3043

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