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This is a general guide to resources in Geology at the College of William & Mary.

Looking for Love in Virginia ...

Finding Love in Virginia is a simple matter when you use GNIS - the Geographic Names Information Service.

Search by place name or geographic or cultural feature: stream, mountain, post office, church or populated place.
GNIS provides lat/long, elevation, notes on the feature name and links to up to six map types.

Whether you are looking for Lover's Leap or Sweetie Hollow, GNIS will have a map for you! For easy entry, click one of the Feature Name links below.


U.S. Department of the Interior || U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192, USA
Form updated: February 14, 2013
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Feature Query Results
Click the feature name for details and to access map services
Click any column name to sort the list ascending ▲ or descending ▼
Feature NameSort by this column ID Class County State Latitude Longitude Ele(ft)* Map** BGN Date Entry Date
Lovers Gap 1469877 Gap Buchanan VA 371318N 0820839W 1863 Prater - 28-SEP-1979
Lovers Leap 1469878 Cliff Rockbridge VA 374938N 0792457W 1407 Lexington - 28-SEP-1979
Lovers Leap 1469879 Cliff Clarke VA 390127N 0780248W 433 Boyce - 28-SEP-1979
Lovers Leap 1469880 Gap Patrick VA 364314N 0801939W 2861 Stuart - 28-SEP-1979
Lovers Leap 1485100 Cliff Dickenson VA 371650N 0821721W 1503 Elkhorn City - 28-SEP-1979
Lovers Leap 1485101 Cliff Craig VA 373042N 0800812W 1578 Potts Creek - 28-SEP-1979
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Note: If data are returned and the column headings display but no data appear, click any column heading.
*Elevations are from the National Elevation Dataset
**The map name is not necessarily the name of the community containing the feature. See FAQs for details.