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USGS Topographic Maps

thumbnail of usgs fact sheet 2017-3045 US Topo-Topographic Maps for the Nation Taking your kids hiking this summer? Do they know how to read a topographic map? Two new fact sheets are now available to make it easy. View the new US Topographic Maps for the Nation, and this one on Scanning and Georeferencing Historical USGS Quadrangles to learn more about how to read topographic maps and their many uses!

Additional information about working with U.S. Topographic Maps can be found at our Topographic Map Resources for Teachers page.

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Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS)
The USGS is participating in the State Department's Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) internship program once again this year! The program is open to all Federal agencies, and the USGS is looking for enthusiastic students to support 13 different and exciting projects! The student application period is open July 2-26 on USAJOBS.

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