The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) provides these geographic data "as
is." The USGS makes no guarantee or warranty concerning the accuracy of
information contained in the geographic data. The USGS further makes no
warranties, either expressed or implied as to any other matter
whatsoever, including, without limitation, the condition of the
product, or its fitness for any particular purpose. The burden for
determining fitness for use lies entirely with the user. Although these
data have been processed successfully on computers of the USGS, no
warranty, expressed or implied, is made by the USGS regarding the use
of these data on any other system, nor does the fact of distribution
constitute or imply such warranty.
In no event shall the USGS have liability whatsoever for payment of any
consequential, incidental, indirect, special, or tort damages of any
kind, including, but not limited to, any loss of profits arising out of
use of or reliance on the geographic data or arising out of the
delivery, installation, operation, or support by the USGS.
This spatial database is not meant to be used or displayed at any scale
larger than 1:1,000,000 (for example, 1:100,000).