The 'GEONAMES- populated places (ppl)' layer is a subset of the larger "GEONAMES" layer. This layer contain names of places or areas "with clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent human population (city, settlement, town, village)" in California.
Dataset extracted from 'gnis' and queried on major populated citites for use in the Digital Atlas.
This layer is useful for furnishing landmarks on plots. It can also serve as a base data layer. The features help to orient the viewer and give a sense of scale to the plot.
|Category||Points of Interest|
|Metadata||FGDC CSDGM, Dublin Core, ISO 19115/19139|
|Data type||Vector point|
|Attributes||Feature_ID, Feature_Na, Class, ST_alpha, ST_num, County, County_num, Primary_la, Primary_lo, Primary_1, Primary_2, Source_lat, Source_lon, Source_l_1, Source_l_2, Elev_Meter, Map_Name|
|Services||Vector Query API|
|Revisions||4 - Browse all revisions|
|Current revision||Imported on Oct. 17, 2011 from Shapefile in NAD83 / California Albers.|