What are my current options for downloading geodata (NED, landcover, etc.) from the USGS programmatically?
I'm working on a homebrew spatial feature data format, and using Python to write it's API. It occoured to me that use some tool like QGIS to display my data would be very nice to have, for debug/test ...
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