Database for feature names authorized by U.S. Board on Geographic Names; includes information on place names, features, and areas in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and territories and outlying areas of the United States, and <1999-> Antarctica.
Includes National geographic names data base, National topographic map names data base, and Reference data base.
Description based on: Feb. 1995; title from disc label.
Contents available with updates in online searchable database via Internet at the USGS web site. Address as of 6/21/99: http://mapping.usgs.gov/www/gnis/; current access is available via PURL.
System requirements: IBM PC/XT/AT or compatible computer with 512 KB memory (minimum 384K free memory), 20 MB hard disk drive, CD-ROM drive with appropriate controller, interface cable with High Sierra or ISO 9660 compatible device driver, MS-DOS 3.0 or higher, Microsoft Extensions, graphic display device such as Super VGA, and graphic printer.