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DOD-USGS Project Boosts Afghan Science, Economy

A high-tech mineral-mapping effort nearly complete in Afghanistan and the first of its kind in the world already generates $146 million in yearly revenue,...

Crowd-Sourcing the Nation: 25,000 Manmade Map Features Edited

Civilian volunteers are making significant additions to the U.S. Geological Survey's ability to provide accurate mapping information to the public. Using crowd-sourcing techniques, the USGS'...

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