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Buildings

Permanent constructions that are roofed and usually walled. [USGS Circ 1048]
This category is also used for administrative facilities, adminstrative facilities, animal pounds, animal shelters, aquariums, barns, border posts, cabins, castles, city halls, civic centers, civil buildings, club houses, coast guard stations, commissaries, community centers, community houses, conference facilities, consulates, convention centers, customs houses, customs posts, depots, embassy buildings, exhibition buildings, facilities, facility centers, fire stations, firehouses, forest stations, government buildings, guard stations, halls, headquarters, hostels, hotels, houses, inns, inspection stations, legation buildings, lodges, missions, motels, neighborhood centers, offices, park headquarters, patrol posts, pavilions, planetariums, plazas, police posts, public buildings, ranger stations, restaurants, shelters, shops, stations, structures, student unions, studios, substations, taverns, town halls, trading posts, treatment plants, United States Government establishments, visitor centers, walls, and warehouses.
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Mineral facilities of Asia and the Pacific

This map displays over 1,500 records of mineral facilities throughout the continent of Asia and the countries of the Pacific Ocean. Each record represents one commodity and one facility type at a single geographic location. Facility types include mines, o

Mineral facilities of Europe

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Mineral facilities of Northern and Central Eurasia

This map displays almost 900 records of mineral facilities within the countries that formerly constituted the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). Each record represents one commodity and one facility type at a single geographic location. Facility

Mineral operations outside the United States

Mineral facilities and operations outside the United States compiled by the National Minerals Information Center of the USGS.

Photographs of historical mining operations in Colorado and Utah

A collection of photographs of mine sites, mining operations, and tailings taken prior to 1980 at a variety of sites throughout Colorado and Utah.