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Structural geology

Branch of geology concerned with the distribution, position, shape, and internal structure of rocks.


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Geology and Resource Assessment of Costa Rica at 1:500,000 Scale--A Digital Representation of Maps of the U.S. Geological Survey's 1987 Folio I-1865

In 1986 and 1987, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Dirección General de Geología, Minas e Hidrocarburos, and the Universidad de Costa Rica conducted a mineral-resource assessment of the Republic of Costa Rica. The results were published as a large

Map Showing Geologic Terranes of the Hailey 1°x2° Quadrangle and the western part of the Idaho Falls 1°x2° Quadrangle, south-central Idaho

The paper version of Map Showing Geologic Terranes of the Hailey 1°x2° Quadrangle and the western part of the Idaho Falls 1°x2° Quadrangle, south-central Idaho was compiled by Ron Worl and Kate Johnson in 1995. The plate was compiled on a 1:250,000 sc

Geologic map of outcrop areas of sedimentary units in the eastern part of the Hailey 1°x2° Quadrangle and part of the southern part of the Challis 1°x2° Quadrangle, south-central Idaho

The paper version of the Geologic map of outcrop areas of sedimentary units in the eastern part of the Hailey 1°x2° Quadrangle and part of the southern part of the Challis 1°x2° Quadrangle, south-central Idaho was compiled by Paul Link and others in 1

Geologic and structure maps of the Wallace 1°x2° quadrangle, Montana and Idaho: A digital database

This dataset was digitized by the U.S. Geological Survey EROS Data Center and U.S. Geological Survey Spokane Field Office for input into an Arc/Info geographic information systsem (GIS) The digital geologic map database can be queried in many ways to pro

Geologic map of the Dillon 1°x2° quadrangle, Idaho and Montana

The digital ARC/INFO databases included in this website provide a GIS database for the geologic map of the Dillon 1 degree by 2 degree quadrangle of southwest Montana and east-central Idaho. The geologic map was orginally published as U.S. Geological Sur

Geologic Map of the Challis 1°x2° Quadrangle, Idaho

The paper version of The geology of the Challis 1°x2° quadrangle, was compiled by Fred Fisher, Dave McIntyre and Kate Johnson in 1992. The geology was compiled on a 1:250,000 scale topographic base map. TechniGraphic System, Inc. of Fort Collins Color

Geologic and structure maps of the Kalispell 1:250,000 quadrangle, Montana, and Alberta and British Columbia: a digital database.

This dataset was digitized by the U.S. Geological Survey EROS Data Center and U.S. Geological Survey Spokane Field Office for input into an Arc/Info geographic information systsem (GIS). The digital geologic map database can be queried in many ways to pro

Geologic Map of the eastern part of the Challis National Forest and vicinity, Idaho

The paper version of the Geologic Map of the eastern part of the Challis National Forest and vicinity, Idaho was compiled by Anna Wilson and Betty Skipp in 1994. The geology was compiled on a 1:250,000 scale topographic base map. TechniGraphic System, I

Generalized Thermal Maturity Map of Alaska

Alaska is a complex amalgamation of tectonic blocks with diverse histories. Sedimentary basins that are formed on these blocks both before amalgamation and as a result of collisions between them record the tectonic history of this complex region. Therma

Bedrock Geologic Map of the Yucca Mountain Area, Nye County, Nevada

Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada, has been identified as a potential site for underground storage of high-level radioactive nuclear waste. Detailed bedrock geologic maps form an integral part of the site characterization program by providing the fundam

Geologic map of the Sedan quadrangle, Gallatin and Park Counties, Montana

This quadrangle lies 6.4 km (4 mi) northeast of Bozeman, Mont., in southwestern Montana. Metamorphic, sedimentary, and volcanic rocks of Precambrian to Tertiary age are exposed in the Bridger Range and southwestern margin of the Crazy Mountains Basin in

Geologic Map of the Eminence Quadrangle, Shannon County, Missouri

The geology of the Eminence 7 1/2-minute quadrangle , Shannon County, Missouri was mapped from 1996 through 1997 as part of the Midcontinent Karst Systems and Geologic Mapping Project, Eastern Earth Surface Processes Team. The map supports the production

Geologic map of the Ennis 30' X 60' quadrangle, Madison and Gallatin Counties, Montana, and Park County, Wyoming

The Ennis 1:100,000 quadrangle lies within both the Laramide (Late Cretaceous to early Tertiary) foreland province of southwestern Montana and the northeastern margin of the middle to late Tertiary Basin and Range province. The oldest rocks in the quadran

Geologic map of the Stillwater Complex, Montana: a digital database

This report provides a digital version of the Geologic map of the Stillwater Complex, Montana originally published by N. Page and W. Nokleberg (1974). Paper copies of the four geologic map sheets from the original report were scanned and initially attrib

Geologic Map of the Silt Quadrangle, Garfield County, Colorado

New 1:24,000-scale geologic mapping in the Silt 7.5' quadrangle, in support of the USGS Western Colorado I-70 Corridor Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, provides new interpretations of the stratigraphy, structure, and geologic hazards in the area of t

Geologic map and map database of the Palo Alto 30' X 60' quadrangle, California

This digital map database, compiled from previously published and unpublished data, and new mapping by the authors, represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in the mapped area. Together with the accompanying text file (pamf.p

Geologic map of the Cape Mendocino, Eureka, Garberville, and southwestern part of the Hayfork 30 X 60 Quadrangles and Adjacent Offshore Area, Northern California

This digital map database, compiled from previously published and unpublished data, and new mapping by the authors, represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in the mapped area. Together with the accompanying text file (ceghmf

Geologic map of the Cape Mendocino, Eureka, Garberville, and southwestern part of the Hayfork 30 X 60 Quadrangles and Adjacent Offshore Area, Northern California

This digital map database, compiled from previously published and unpublished data, and new mapping by the authors, represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in the mapped area. Together with the accompanying text file (ceghmf

Digital geologic map and map database of parts of Marin, San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Sonoma Counties, California

This digital map database, compiled from previously published and unpublished data, and new mapping by the authors, represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in the mapped area. Together with the accompanying text file (mageo.t

Geologic map and map database of the Oakland metropolitan area, Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Francisco Counties, California

This digital map database, compiled from previously published and unpublished data, and new mapping by the authors, represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in the mapped area. Together with the accompanying text file (oakmf.

Geologic Map and Digital Database of the Upper Parashant Canyon and Vicinity, Mohave County, Northwestern Arizona

This digital map database is compiled from unpublished data and new mapping by the authors, represents the general distribution of surficial and bedrock geology in the mapped area. Together with the accompanying pamphlet, it provides current information

Geologic map and map database of the Spreckels 7.5-minute quadrangle, Monterey County, California

This digital map database, compiled from previously published and unpublished data, and new mapping by the authors, represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in the mapped area. Together with the accompanying text file (skmf.tx

Possible Costs Associated with Investigating and Mitigating Some Geologic Hazards in Rural Parts of San Mateo County, California

This publication addresses deep-seated landslide susceptibility, debris flow susceptibility, and other geologic hazards in rural parts of western San Mateo County. The report also estimates possible costs of investigating and mitigating the landslide haz

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Surface faults in Paducah

This data is from the geologic map of the Paducah 1°x2° Sheet, digitized by the Illinois State Geological Survey, John Nelson directing. We obtained the digitized, exported coverage of faults and geology from Barb Stiff (stiff@geoserv.isgs.uiuc.edu) 199