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14 Sep 2011

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USGS Putting 250,000 Historical Topographic Maps Online

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GEOINT and history go hand-in-hand. By being able to view topographical changes over an extended period of time, we are able to get a better sense of how our world is changing. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is taking this concept to the next level by publishing more than 250,000 historical topographic maps – some are 100 years old — in high-resolution electronic formats online.

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29 Aug 2011

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Monday Morning News Kick Off: Intel Agencies Help Aid Irene Response; American Intelligence Collection Capabilities Are “Stunning” and Much More

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Welcome to the Monday Morning News Kick Off post from got geoint? As much of the northeast is dealing with heavy flooding right now, it is clear that Tropical Storm Irene — though it did not pack a huge punch in NYC and D.C. — is still living on. The editorial staff at got geoint? is hoping that everyone is safe and that life can resume to its normal state. In the meantime, as always, we have compiled all the key stories you need to kick start your work week. For many, it will be difficult to get back to normal after this past weekend, but we hope this post will be a step towards getting back into the normal routine. So, for those of you working today, fire up that second cup of coffee and read on.

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