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2014-11-19 16:24:29

U.S. Geological Survey Adds TIGER Roads as Basis for National Map WASHINGTON, Nov.

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
2014-09-25 03:00:37

High-resolution topographic data generated from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in 2000, previously only available for the United States, will be released globally over the next year, the White House announced on Sept. 23.

2014-04-11 10:13:44

The human nose expresses nearly 400 odorant receptors, which allow us to distinguish a large number of scents.

2014-03-18 16:20:38

New Premium Layer Adds Private Ownership, APN and Parcel Boundaries Information to USGS/USFS Topographic Maps, USDA Aerial Imagery and US-based Satellite Maps SUNNYVALE, Calif., March


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.