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A new generation of topographic maps
Released: 12/8/2009 12:37:47 PM

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U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
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Phone: 650-329-4046

A new generation of topographic maps will be discussed at a free public lecture in Menlo Park this Thursday, December 10, 2009. The maps, available free from the U.S. Geological Survey online store, are customizable, provide richer content, and can be printed for immediate use. USGS Director of the National Geospatial Program, Mark DeMulder, will present the information on the new topographic maps used by scientists, engineers, and outdoor enthusiasts for reliable and accurate information about our national landscape.

What: USGS public lecture on Topographic maps for the 21st century

Who: Mark DeMulder, USGS Director of the National Geospatial Program

When:  Lecture preview -- 12:00 noon, Thursday, December 10, 2009

        Media availability for questions and interviews -- 1:00 p.m., Thursday, December 10, 2009

        Public lecture -- 7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 10, 2009

Where:  Building 3, 2nd-floor Auditorium

        U.S. Geological Survey

        345 Middlefield Road

        Menlo Park, California  

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