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us: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey



  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: C & GS
    • us: Coast and Geodetic Survey (U.S.)
    • us: United States. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • us: United States. Department of Commerce and Labor. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • us: United States. Department of Commerce. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • us: United States. Department of the Treasury. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • us: United States. Environmental Science Services Administration. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • us: United States. National Ocean Service. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • us: United States. Navy Department. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • us: United States. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • us: United States. War Department. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • us: US Coast and Geodetic Survey
  • Related Terms

    • us: National Ocean Survey
    • us: United States Coast Survey
    • us: United States. National Ocean Service. Office of Charting and Geodetic Services
  • Earlier Established Forms

    • United States. Coast and Geodetic Survey
  • Sources

    • found: U.S. govt. manual, 1969-70 (established as Coast Survey by act of Feb. 10, 1807, redesignated as Coast and Geodetic Survey by act of June 20, 1878)
    • found: Cheney, R.E. Geosat altimeter crossover difference handbook, 1991: t.p. (U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Coast and Geodetic Survey)
    • found: Phone call to info. center at Nat'l Ocean Serv., Coast & Geodetic Survey, 9/3/92 (approx. 20-25 years ago, Coast and Geodetic Survey became National Ocean Survey, which became National Ocean Service, and new layer of hierarchy was est'd; Coast and Geodetic Survey re-est'd under National Ocean Service; approx. 1 1/2 years ago was Coast and Geodetic Services [no publs. in LC database], but current name Coast and Geodetic Survey; same personnel and activities)
    • found: C&GS update, fall 1992: p. 1 (Coast and Geodetic Survey (C&GS); Coast and Geodetic Survey, National Ocean Service, NOAA, Rockville, MD)
    • found: Fed. exec. dir., Sep./Oct. 1989 (Department of Commerce, National Ocean Service, Charting and Geodetic Services)
    • found: Fed. exec. dir., Jul./Aug. 1992 (Department of Commerce, National Ocean Service, Coast & Geodetic Survey)
    • found: Phone call to Coast & Geodetic Survey, 10/6/92 (the name had been Coast & Geodetic Survey, then became Office of Charting and Geodetic Services in 1970; the name changed back to Coast & Geodetic Survey, ca. 6/91)
    • found: Phone call to Coast Survey, Silver Spring, Md., 11/9/95 (name changed back, from Coast and Geodetic Survey, to Coast Survey, in practice, Dec. 1994, officially, June 26, 1995)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Unused subdivisions: Explorer Ship Service; Seismology Division; Geophysics Division; Nautical Chart Branch; Nautical Charts Division]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-06-21: new
    • 2014-07-14: revised
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