Geologic map datasets of the Custer and Gallatin National Forests of South-central Montana, in ARC/INFO format: Western portion

Online link https://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/open-file/99-450/western.faq.html
Description The geology of western and northern Gallatin National Forest was mapped in two parts as part of an evaluation of its mineral resource potential by the USGS. Previously, the western part was released as Map A and the northern part as Map B of USGS Geologic
Originators Green, Gregory N.; van Gosen, Bradley S.; Wilson, Anna B.; and Silkwood, Jeffery T.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-450

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Western Gallatin Data files:
>FNT003.E00:  ARC/INFO interchange file that can be used to create
>the fonts labeling the map units on the geologic map of USGS
>Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2584, sheet 1
>GEOL.KEY:  Text file providing a description of the map units
>LOAD.AML:  ARCPLOT command that recreates the database structure of
>this directory
>MAPBAR.AML:  ARCPLOT command that creates the map-scale bar
>PROJECT.TXT:  Text file describing the projection applied to this
>database
>WESTERN.AML:  ARCPLOT command that creates the geologic map of USGS
>Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2584, sheet 1
>WESTERN.BOX:  Text file for the map legend in the description of map
>units shown on USGS Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2584, sheet
>1
>WESTERN.E00:  ARC/INFO interchange file that can be used to create
>the database for sheet 1 of USGS Geologic Investigations Series Map
>I-2584
>WESTERN.LIN:  Text file for the explanation of map symbols shown on
>USGS Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2584, sheet 1
>WESTERN.MET:  Metadata file
>WESTERN.PDF:  "Portable Document Format" file that can be viewed
>with the free software Adobe Acrobat Reader
>WESTERN.RTL:  A Hewlett Packard graphics plot file ("Raster Transfer
>Language") format
>W_DECO.E00:  ARC/INFO interchange file that can be used to create
>the decorations on the line work shown on the geologic map of USGS
>Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2584, sheet 1
>W_TICK.E00:  ARC/INFO interchange file that can be used to create
>the latitude-longitude tic marks shown on the geologic map of USGS
>Geologic Investigations Series Map I-2584, sheet 1
>\SDTS:  WESTERN.EOO in SDTS (Spatial Data Transfer Standard)

More information can be found in the file readme.txt.

WESTERN.PAT

Geologic map units

Label Definition
LABEL Geologic map unit symbol
P1 numerical symbol for map units
CALCOMP1 numerical symbol for map units

WESTERN.AAT

linear features on geologic map

Label Definition
LABEL name of linear feature
P1 numerical symbol for linear features
CARTO numerical symbol of linear features