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Standard for location and identification of facilities

This project was discontinued at the request of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which chaired the Facilities Working Group (now inactive).

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To develop a facility identification data standard that supports identification of place-based objects that are generally known as facilities.


This geospatial standard will consist of a set of standardized data elements which identify and locate place-based facilities. This includes a core set of identifying information such as a standard identifier, latitude longitude, name, and facility type.

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Facilities Working Group

Project history

Document Version Date Custodian
Proposal 1996-06-09 FGDC Standards Working Group
Working draft  2.0 1997-11 Facilitlies Working Group
Final draft 1998-12 FGDC Standards Working Group

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2007 11:34 AM
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