United States Geological Survey (USGS)

In 1879, the United States Geological Survey was created and it is part of the United States Department of the Interior.

The USGS is the “largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency” in the United States and educates the community on natural disaster (http://www.usgs.gov/aboutusgs/ - 22.03.2010).

Website www.usgs.gov

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