Geologic map of the State of Hawaii

Online link https://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/open-file/2007/1089/metadata.faq.html
Description This digital publication contains all the geologic map information used to publish U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1089 (Sherrod and others, 2007). This geologic map shows the distribution and stratigraphic relation of volcanic, intrusive, a
Originators Sherrod, David R.; Sinton, John M.; Watkins, Sarah E.; and Brunt, Kelly M.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1089

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Haw_St_geo_20070426.shp

Polygon attribute table of geology

Label Definition
ID Row number
Island Word descriptor for formal name of major island that contains geologic polygon
Volcano Word descriptor for abbreviation of shield volcano
Strat_code Positive integer as numeric descriptor corresponding to stratigraphic group
Unit_symbol 10 or fewer characters forming mnemonic letter code for labeling geologic map units
Age_group Nonnegative integer coded as time interval for emplacement of stratigraphic unit
Age_range 30 or fewer characters describing time interval of emplacement
Formation_name 80 or fewer characters giving stratigraphic formational name
Member_name 30 or fewer characters giving stratigraphic formational name of member rank where needed to fully distinguish geologic unit
Stearns_unit 10 or fewer characters as mnemonic code used on some previously published geologic reference maps for labeling geologic map units
Rock_type 40 or fewer characters giving generalized name that defines nature of rocks or deposits that form stratigraphic unit
Lithology 50 or fewer characters giving specific additional information about type of lava flows, grain size of clastic rocks, or origin of some tephra deposits
Volc_stage 7 or fewer characters assigning volcanic units to one of three common growth stages in idealized model of oceanic volcanic evolution, namely shield, postshield, or rejuvenated stage, with additional terms for alluvium or open water
Composition 40 or fewer characters Assigning volcanic units to petrologic classification most closely matching whole-rock chemical composition of stratigraphic formation or individual units contained within
Data_source 40 or fewer characters assigning to each polygon either a previously published referable document or the person responsible for new mapping

Haw_St_faults_20070426.shp

Arc attribute table of structure

Label Definition
ID Row number
Island Word descriptor for formal name of major island that contains structural arc
Volcano Word descriptor for abbreviation of shield volcano
Line_code Positive integer as numeric descriptor corresponding to fault characteristic
Description Short word phrase summarizing structural type, with one-to-one correspondence to Line_code definitions
Caldera_relation Short word “Yes” indicating fault is one of several, possibly nested, faults that define circular or ovaline caldera subsidence structure; otherwise blank
Caldera_name Name of 15 characters or fewer for geographic caldera associated with “Caldera_relation” faults
Data_source 40 or fewer characters assigning to each arc (fault) either a previously published referable document or the person responsible for new mapping

Haw_St_ash_20070426.shp

Arc attribute table of thin ash beds

Label Definition
ID Row number
Island Word descriptor for formal name of major island that contains structural arc
Volcano Word descriptor for abbreviation of shield volcano
Strat_code Positive integer as numeric descriptor corresponding to stratigraphic group
Unit_symbol 10 or fewer characters forming mnemonic letter code for labeling geologic map units
Stearns_unit 10 or fewer characters as mnemonic code used on some previously published geologic reference maps for labeling geologic map units, with one-to-one correspondence to Attribute_Label Strat_code defined and enumerated previously in this metadata document
Volc_stage 7 or fewer characters assigning volcanic units to one of three common growth stages in idealized model of oceanic volcanic evolution, namely shield, postshield, or rejuvenated stage, though no postshield ash beds were mapped by previous authors
Data_source 40 or fewer characters assigning to each arc (fault) either a previously published referable document or the person responsible for new mapping