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How should a cemetery be named if one cannot be found through an authoritative source? Would "cemetery" be sufficient? Maybe, "Unknown Cemetery"?

Thanks. Kent.

asked 18 Oct '17, 09:27

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Great question. If you come across a cemetery for which you cannot find a name from a reliable source, we prefer that the cemetery not be added to the map.

If a point already exists in the editor for an unnamed cemetery that you can't verify, you can send an email to nationalmapcorps@usgs.gov. Be sure to include the coordinates for that cemetery and we will make the decision to delete the point or not based on what we find in the GNIS records.


answered 18 Oct '17, 10:42

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