GNIS will be unavailable beginning at 3:00 pm Mountain Time Friday, April 19 for system maintenance.
The system is expected to be available by Monday, April 22. Users will also be unable to download files during this time.
Information about foreign geographic feature names can be obtained
from the GEOnet
Names Server (GNS), developed and maintained by the National
Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). The GNS database is
the official repository of foreign place-name decisions approved
by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.
US BGN Executive Secretary, Foreign Names
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
7500 GEOINT Drive Mail Stop N62
Springfield, VA 22150-7500
Phone/fax: (571) 557-7028 / (571) 558-3113