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Iceland; official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names.

United States. Office of Geography.

Iceland; official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names.

by United States. Office of Geography.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iceland
    • Subjects:
    • Iceland -- Gazetteers

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL304 .U5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 231 p.
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5869889M
      LC Control Number62060600
      OCLC/WorldCa14602715

      United States. Board on Geographic Names. Gazetteer no. 14 Note First published in by the Board on Geographical Names as its Special publication no. 86 under title: The geographical names of Antarctica. Related Work United States Board on Geographical Names. Geographical names of . Nevada State Board on Geographic Names. Oversight Body – U.S. Board on Geographic Names: Established in , the U.S. Board on Geographic Names is responsible by law for establishing and maintaining uniform name usage throughout the Federal Government.

      A teenage girl in Iceland has won a legal ruling over the right to have her birth name approved by the state. The Iceland Review reported that the Reykjavík District Court approved a petition by Author: Palash Ghosh.   Every month, submissions from parents or prospective parents reach the committee. On average, between one-half and two-thirds of the names proposed will be approved and duly entered in the official register, which presently counts 1, boys’ names and 1, girls’. But occasionally parental creativity tries too hard.

      The State Committee on Geographic Names is established by Education Law within the Education Department to advise the United States Board on Geographic Names on issues relating to place names in New York. The Committee reviews proposals for new . The United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) recommends and approves names and spellings. The BGN is the component of the United States Government that develops policies, principles, and procedures governing the spelling, use, and application of geographic names - domestic, foreign, Antarctic, and undersea.


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Iceland; official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names by United States. Office of Geography. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Gazetteers Répertoires géographiques: Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States.

Office of Geography. Iceland, official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names. Get this from a library. Iceland: official standard names approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names. [United States. Office of Geography.; United States Board on Geographic Names.;].

Toponymic information is based on the Geographic Names Data Base, containing official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names and maintained by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. NGA's name, initials, and seal are protected by 10 United States Code Section Geographic names of Antarctica; official standard names approved by the U.S.

Board on Geographic Names. Related Titles. Series: Gazetteer (United States Board on Geographic Names) no By. Bertrand, Kenneth John, Alberts, Fred G. United Edition: Rev. The GEOnet Names Server (GNS) is the official repository of standard spellings of all foreign geographic names, sanctioned by the United States Board on Geographic Names (US BGN).

The database also contains variant spellings (cross-references), which are useful for finding purposes, as well as non-Roman script spellings of many of these names. Gazetteer of the Antarctic: names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names by United States Board on Geographic Names; United States.

Defense Mapping : The United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a United States federal body whose purpose is to establish and maintain uniform usage of geographic names throughout the government of the United States.

The Board's purpose is to standardize -- not regulate -- US and foreign geographic names, including the names of geographical features underseas and in Antarctica.

Iceland - Geographical Names, map, geographic coordinates. SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA. (Record Group ) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY RECORDS OF THE BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES CARTOGRAPHIC RECORDS (GENERAL) ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY Established: In the Department of the Interior, as an interagency board, by an act of July.

A geographic names board is an official body established by a government to decide on official names for geographical areas and features. Most countries have such a body, which is commonly (but not always) known under this name.

Also, in some countries (especially those organised on a federal basis), subdivisions such as individual states or provinces will have individual boards. Gazetteer of Libya [microform]: names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names Defense Mapping Agency Washington, D.C Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Gazetteer of undersea features: names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names by United States Board on Geographic Names; United States. Defense Mapping Agency. Publication date Topics Submarine topography, Names, Geographical PublisherPages:   Decision list - United States Board on Geographic Names Paperback – November 3, by.

United States Board on Geographic Names (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, November 3, Author. United States Board on Geographic Names. Domestic Names U.S. Board on Geographic Names National Center, Mailstop Reston, Virginia Tel: () (6) The Board on Geographic Names was originally created in by Executive order and its authority and responsibilities were expan­ ded and redefined in subsequent Executive orders.

Its presentAuthor: Donald J. Orth. names experts who are the working staff for the United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) in the standardization of the geographic names of Iceland for United States Government use. The BGN and its staff work to effect consistent treatment of geographic name spellings in populated places are approved when supported by official evidence.

Author(s): United States. Office of Geography. Title(s): Iceland; official standard names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Washington, Description: ix, p.

Language: English Other Subject(s): Names, Geographical / Iceland NLM ID: R[Book]. United States Board on Geographic Names. U.S. Geological Survey National Center Reston, VA The United States Board on Geographic Names is tasked with. Domestic Names Committee of the Board, the Geographic Names Information System (the Nation's official automated names depository), and "The National Gazetteer of the United States of America." The factsheets are free from the Executive Secretary for Domestic Names, U.S.

Board on Geographic Names, U.S. Geological Survey, National Center. How is United States Board on Geographic Names abbreviated.

USBGN stands for United States Board on Geographic Names. USBGN is defined as United States Board on. In partnership with Federal, State, and local agencies, the Board provides a conduit through which uniform geographic name usage is applied and current names data are promulgated.

For geographic feature names policies applying to the United States, or to the use of foreign geographic names, Antarctica names, and undersea feature names by the. The Committee on Geographic Names was created by the Washington Legislature (RCW ) to review proposals submitted by the public to name geographical features located in the state, and make recommendations to the Board on Geographic Names for proposals approved by the Committee.

If a geographic name proposal is approved, the official name is recorded in WAC Chapter Looking for abbreviations of USBGN? It is United States Board on Geographic Names. United States Board on Geographic Names listed as USBGN. United States Board on Geographic Names - How is United States Board on Geographic Names abbreviated?

United States Book Exchange; United States Boomerang Association; United States Border Collie Club.Board on Geographic Names, interdepartmental agency of the U.S. government created in and providing standardized geographic names of foreign and domestic places for use by the federal was established in its present form by a public law enacted in Located in Washington, D.C., the BGN shares its responsibilities with the Department of the Interior and operates .