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Wisconsin geographic names

Wisconsin geographic names

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, National Mapping Division, Office of Geographic Research in Reston, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Wisconsin.,
  • Wisconsin -- Gazetteers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared from a computer file by Branch of Geographic Names.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.). Branch of Geographic Names.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14378808M

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Wisconsin Geographic Names Council Please be aware this Council currently meets once a year in January and new proposals must be submitted by October 1st to be added to the upcoming annual review list. Before you begin filling out a Geographic Name Proposal, be sure to review the Wisconsin Geographic Names Council (WGNC) and United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN).

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Geological Survey (U.S.). Branch of Geographic Names. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Wisconsin geographic names alphabetical finding list.

issued in 2 volumes. Description: volumes ; 28 cm: Responsibility: prepared from a computer file by Branch of Geographic Names. provided on the Wisconsin Geographic Names Council Homepage. Q: How do I know the name I’m proposing is an acceptable name.

A: Review the WGNC and BGN naming policies linked on the Wisconsin Geographic Names Council Homepage. If your name doesn’t violate those policies it is an acceptable name for proposal.

“An extraordinary compilation of original research on Wisconsin place names presented in a very readable, informative, and entertaining style.” —Roger Payne, executive secretary emeritus, U.S. Board on Geographic Names “The introduction is laced with apt examples of naming patterns and sources.

Rolling green hills extend across the western third of Wisconsin. Referred to as the Western Uplands, they end at the sandstone bluffs and cliffs that front the Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers. The Northern Highlands (anchored by Hayward, Eagle River and Wausau) is a forested, hilly area that includes the state's highest point, Timms Hill, at 1, : John Moen.

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a Federal body created in and established in its present form by Public Law in to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government.

The BGN comprises representatives of Federal agencies concerned with geographic information, population, ecology, and management of. Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) - GNIS contains entries for almost 2, geographic features in the United States. Each entry includes information about Federally recognized names for features in the United States, including the State, county, and geographic.

Wisconsin GIS Maps. UPDATED. What is GIS. GIS or Geographic Information Systems is a mix of hardware and software to collect data for analyzing purposes that lets end users view maps and graphical data like charts & graphs. This can help individuals, business, groups etc find trend and patterns.

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Board on Geographic NamesReviews: 6. Distinctive geographic formations include the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior; the rocky Door Peninsula between Lake Michigan and Green Bay; the broad gorges of the Mississippi and lower Wisconsin rivers, cut to feet (90 to metres) below the general surface; ancient mountain remnants such as the Baraboo Range, Rib Mountain, and the Gogebic Range; the Kettle Moraine area west of.

Portage is a city in and the county seat of Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States. The population at the census making it the largest city in Columbia County. The city is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Portage was named for the Fox-Wisconsin Waterway, a portage between the Fox River and the Wisconsin River, which was recognized by Jacques Marquette and.

The Wisconsin Historical Society’s earliest Wisconsin Sanborn map on file is from the year of However, an earlier one was created in for LaCrosse and still exists today. The Wisconsin territory initially included all of the present day states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa, as well as parts of North Dakota and South Dakota.

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The geographic center of Wisconsin is located in Wood County, 9 miles SE of Marshfield. Longitude: 89° 'W Latitude: 44° 'N: Borders: Wisconsin is bordered by Minnesota and Michigan on the north and by Illinois on the south.

On the east, Wisconsin is bordered by Lake Michigan. On the west, Wisconsin is bordered by Minnesota and Iowa. [The Upper Wisconsin River, the Menominee River, and the Wisconsin- Michigan Boundary in Relation to Rivers and Lakes are discussed in detail beginning on page of the book.] The Geographical Provinces of Wisconsin.

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