A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Flag Crossing, Alaska
Various Identification Codes ...
GNIS Codes ...
The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. The BGN will usually recognize an existing name or, when necessary, chose a name for a geographic feature (such as a mountain, lake, river, stream, city, town, village, dam, bridge, etc).
The BGN names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) and it is the official Federal repository. The GNIS is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
A unique and permanent numeric code has been assigned for each name in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive and it is intended that they are to be used by all departments of the Federal Government:
GNIS ID for Flag Crossing: 1894371
GPS Location - GNIS Coordinates ...
An important aspect of the GNIS code is that it assigns a GPS location (the latitude/longitude) to the geographic feature. This location is simply a point on the map and does not represent the size or shape of the feature. In the case of Flag Crossing, it is a point within Flag Crossing that might be a post office, the city hall or simply an intersection - the point should really be considered arbitrary and only indicating a general location.
For Flag Crossing, the GNIS GPS location is given as:
Lat: 64° 49' 45" (or 64.8°)
Lon: -150° 9' 29" (or -150.16°) [Map]' . '
Regional Codes ...
For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Flag Crossing is located in Region #4 (the West Region).
In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Flag Crossing is located in Division #9 (the Pacific Division).
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Flag Crossing is located in Region X (Region 10).
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created ten Management Regions. Flag Crossing is located in Region X (Region 10).
Referenced GNIS Records ...
GNIS ID #1894371 (Name of Record: Flag Crossing)
County: Yukon-Koyukuk (CA)
Map Name: Kantishna River D-1
Lat: 64.8291667 Lon: -150.1583333 [Map]
Elev: 79 ft.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)
The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
The official website of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
The official website of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
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This page was last modified: 08 Jan 2020