Information used to reference the data.
Title: Connecticut Other Geographic Name Table
Originators: State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection (data compiler, editor and publisher)
U.S. Geologica Survey, National Mapping Program (data compiler)
Publisher: State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection
Publication place: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Publication date: 2006
Data type: tabular digital data
A characterization of the data, including its intended use and limitations.
Includes other known alternate names for the geographic names in the Geographic Names table (GeoName). May include one or more alternate name.
This table provides alternate names for point features in the Geographic Names (Geographic_Name) feature class. Use the Geographic Name Number (GEONAME_NO) attribute to join records in this table to records in the associated Geographic Name table (GeoName). The GeoName table is joined to the Geographic_Name feature class.
Many feature names are derived from the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), which was developed by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the U.S. Board of Geographic Names. The names of rivers, streams, brooks, reservoirs, lakes and ponds were originally compiled and mapped from various sources, including GNIS, by James Bogar, a Cartographer with the State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection.
Language of dataset: en
Contact information for the individual or organization that is knowledgeable about the data.
Organization: State of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection
Person: Howie Sternberg
Hours of service: Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 16:30 Eastern Standard Time
Address type: mailing and physical address
State or Province: Connecticut
Postal code: 06106-5127
How the data are represented, formatted and maintained by the data producing organization.
File or table name: depgis.DEP.GEONAME_OTHER
Data type: tabular digital data
Data format: SDE Table
Native dataset environment: These data are maintained by the State of Connecticut using ArcGIS software developed by Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) in a Microsoft Windows operating system environment.
Time period(s) for which the data corresponds to the currentness reference.
Date: 1974 Time: Present
The state of and maintenance information for the data.
Data status: In work
Update frequency: As needed
Words or phrases that summarize certain aspects of the data.
Keywords: Also known as, Alternate geograhic name, Other geographic name
Keyword thesaurus: None
Keyword thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category
Keywords: Connecticut, CT
Keyword thesaurus: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1987, Codes for the Identification of the States, the District of Columbia and the Outlying Areas of The United States, and Associated Areas (Federal Information Processing Standard 5-2): Washington, DC, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Keywords: United States of America, USA
Keyword thesaurus: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1995, Countries, Dependencies, Areas of Special Sovereignty, and Their Principal Administrative Divisions (Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 10-4): Washington, D.C., National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Restrictions and legal prerequisites for accessing or using the data after access is granted.
None. The data is in the public domain and may be redistributed.
No restrictions or legal prerequisites for using the data.