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Error: no |id= specified when using {{cite gnis}}

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Purpose

Provides an easy way to cite Geographic Names Information System data.

Usage

You can start a search for a GNIS data page here. Select the search type from the menu on the right.

Fields Instructions Notes
{{cite gnis
| type = 
| id = 
| name =
| accessdate = 
}}
 
antarid
Feature ID
Feature Name
Full date
 
 
For Antarctic data only
Required
Required
Recommended
 

The fields id and name must be specified.

Examples

Wiki markup

{{cite gnis
| id = 269051
| name = Mount Whitney
| accessdate = 2008-10-31 }}

produces:

"Mount Whitney". United States Geological Survey. https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:269051. 


Wiki markup

{{cite gnis|269051|Mount Whitney|2008-10-31}}

produces:

"Mount Whitney". United States Geological Survey. https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:269051. 

Antarctica Locations

For locations in Antarctica specify type=antarid.

Wiki markup

{{cite gnis
| type = antarid
| id = 15152
| name = Mount Terror
| accessdate = 2008-10-31 }}

produces:

"Mount Terror". United States Geological Survey. https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:5:::NO::P5_ANTAR_ID:15152. 

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