A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
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, establish a new 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 Kanatak: 1404401
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 Kanatak, it is a point within Kanatak 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 Kanatak, the GNIS GPS location is given as:
Lat: 57° 34' 22" (or 57.6°)
Lon: -156° 2' 35" (or -156.04°) [Map]' . '
Regional Codes ...
For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Kanatak is located in Region #4 (the West Region).
In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Kanatak is located in Division #9 (the Pacific Division).
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Kanatak is located in Region X (Region 10).
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created ten Management Regions. Kanatak is located in Region X (Region 10).
Referenced GNIS Records ...
GNIS ID #1404401 (Name of Record: Kanatak)
County: Kodiak Island
Map Name: Ugashik C-1
Lat: 57.5727792 Lon: -156.0431783 [Map]
Elev: 22 ft.
Referenced FIPS Records ...
FIPS Code: 02/37480 (Place Name: Kanatak)
County: Kodiak Island (FIPS State/County: 02/150)
Identifies a populated place (ie- Kanatak) that is wholly or substantially located outside the boundaries of any incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) that has an authoritative common name recognized by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
GSA Code: 1184
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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. Census Bureau
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