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Two large cemeteries (total internments 55K+) across the street from each other have been bought by a cemetery management company and merged under a new name as one cemetery. The map still shows both cemeteries by their old names as separate entities. Should I delete the two older listings and enter a "new" cemetery with the map indicator sited between the two?

asked 17 Jul, 14:44

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In this case, it's probably best to retain the two points (especially if they're separated by a road, or are some distance from each other) and just update their names to reflect the new name.

You can refer to the following Q&A post for naming guidance:

https://navigator.er.usgs.gov/QandA/questions/539/location-of-cemetery-icon

For more specific guidance, send an email to nationalmapcorps@usgs.gov with the name(s) of the cemeteries, and the URL of the points in the editor.

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answered 20 Jul, 09:32

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