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Please Note: The PDF versions of the supplemental technical instructions may look slightly different from the previously published printed versions of the documents, however the content is the same.

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Elimination of Photorevised Feature Codes During DLG Collection 

(2 p., 67KB, PDF)
06/2003 PDF Document
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Metadata Acknowledgment of Cooperator Participation in Digital Products 

(2 p., 18KB, PDF)
10/1997 PDF Document
Reference System Treatment for Map Products of the National Mapping Program 

(7 p., 27KB, PDF)
10/1997 PDF Document
For Sale Notes 

(1 p., 63KB, PDF)
09/1996 PDF Document
Boundary Enhancements for Federally Administered Lands 

(3 p., 23KB, PDF)
02/1995 PDF Document
Accuracy Labeling of USGS Quadrangle Maps 

(4 p., 66KB, PDF)
01/1995 PDF Document
Plant Imprint Note and Associated Dots and Star on National Mapping Program Maps 

(2 p., 19KB, PDF)
10/1994 PDF Document
Portrayal of Canadian Areas on National Mapping Program Products 

(4 p., 24KB, PDF)
10/1994 PDF Document
Photoinspection Criteria for 1:24,000-Scale and 1:100,000-Scale Products 

(18 p., 366KB, PDF)
04/1993 PDF Document
Map Reprint Procedures 

(4 p., 27KB, PDF)
02/1993 PDF Document
Supplemental Horizontal Control Spacing 

(1 p., 17KB, PDF)
12/1992 PDF Document
Symbolization of Dual Highways on New or Replacement 1:250,000-Scale Topographic Quadrangle Maps 

(1 p., 40KB, PDF)
08/1988 PDF Document
Collar/Side Panel Formats for 1:250,000-Scale Quadrangle Maps 

(1 p., 40KB, PDF)
08/1986 PDF Document
Credit Note for Offshore Protraction Survey Data on 1:100,000- and 1:250,000-Scale Quadrangle Maps 

(1 p., 41KB, PDF)
08/1983 PDF Document

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