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Tectonic processes
The structural forces affecting the deformation, uplift, and movement of the earth's crust.
This category is also used for continental drift, dynamic geology, plate tectonics, subduction, tectonics, and wilson cycle.
Subtopics:
Neotectonic processes (1 items)

Paleotectonic maps (16 items)
Tectonic maps (16 items)
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Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley,Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database:Neotectonic features [New Window]
Although many faults are detected at the surface and in deep structures, theyare important in evaluating present seismic hazard only if they show evidenceof having recent slip. Older faults may have healed, or movement may haveoccurred under a different s
Spatial Digital Database for the Tectonic Map of Southeast Arizona [New Window]
A spatial database was created for the Drewes (1980) tectonic map of southeast Arizona: this database supercedes Drewes and others (2001, ver. 1.0). The west tectonic map (Drewes, 1980) was converted to digital format by Optronics Specialty Co., Inc. and
Tectonic Map of the Death Valley Ground-Water Model Area, Nevada and California [New Window]
This digital geologic and tectonic database of the Death Valley ground-water model area, as well as its accompanying geophysical maps, are compiled at 1:250,000 scale. The map compilation presents new polygon, line, and point vector data for the Death Va
Mineral Resource Assessment of the Payette National Forest, West-Central Idaho [New Window]
Most information was obtained from MRDS (U. S. Geological SurveyMineral Resource Data System). The data was put into GSMODS (a USGSdesigned database). The data was modified by field examination by theauthors. An arc output was generated from GSMODS and a
The Geologic Map of Arkansas [New Window]
This geologic map was prepared as a part of a continuing study of digitalmethods and techniques as applied to complex geologic maps. The digitalgeologic map was created from the orginal linework used to prepare thepublished paper Geologic Map of Arkansas
Geologic map of the Yucca Mountain region, Nye County, Nevada [New Window]
Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada, has been identified as apotential site for underground storage of high-levelradioactive waste. This geologic map compilation, includingall of Yucca Mountain and Crater Flat, most of the CalicoHills, western Jackass Fla
Geologic Map of the Hogback Mountain Quadrangle, Lewis and Clark and Meagher Counties, Montana [New Window]
The geologic map of the Hogback Mountain quadrangle, scale 1:24,000, was made as part of the Montana Investigations Project to provide new information on the stratigraphy, structure, and geologic history of an area in the geologically complex southern par
Geologic map of the Cape Mendocino, Eureka, Garberville,and southwestern part of the Hayfork 30 X 60 Quadrangles and Adjacent OffshoreArea, Northern California [New Window]
This digital map database, compiled from previously published andunpublished data, and new mapping by the authors, represents thegeneral distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in themapped area. Together with the accompanying text file (ceghmf.ps
Geologic map of the Rifle Falls quadrangle, Garfield County, Colorado [New Window]
New 1:24,000-scale geologic map of the Rifle Falls 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 o
Geologic map and map database of the Spreckels 7.5-minutequadrangle, Monterey County, California [New Window]
This digital map database, compiled from previously published andunpublished data, and new mapping by the authors, represents thegeneral distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in the mapped area.Together with the accompanying text file (skmf.txt,
Geologic map of the Vail East quadrangle, Eagle County, Colorado [New Window]
New 1:24,000-scale geologic mapping along the Interstate-70urban corridor in western Colorado, in support of the State/USGS Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, is contributing to amore complete understanding of the stratigraphy, structure,tectonic evolu
Geologic Map of the Death Valley Ground-Water Model Area, Nevada and California [New Window]
This digital geologic and tectonic database of the Death Valley ground-water model area, as well as its accompanying geophysical maps, are compiled at 1:250,000 scale. The map compilation presents new polygon, line, and point vector data for the Death Va
Geologic map of the Rio Puerco quadrangle, Bernalillo and ValenciaCounties, New Mexico [New Window]
The Rio Puerco quadrangle is located southwest of Albuquerque in centralNew Mexico and covers part of the western part of the Isleta Reservation.The U.S. Geological Survey, the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and MineralResources, and the University of New M
Geologic map and map database of northeastern San Francisco Bay region, California; Most of Solano County and parts of Napa, Marin, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Sacramento, Yolo, and Sonoma Counties [New Window]
This digital map database, compiled from previously publishedand unpublished data, and new mapping by the authors,represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficialdeposits in the mapped area. Together with the accompanyingtext file (nesfmf.ps,
Digital Geologic Map Database of the Nevada Test Site Area, Nevada [New Window]
Forty years of geologic investigations at the Nevada Test Site (NTS)have been digitized. These data include all geologic information that:(1) has been collected, and(2) can be represented on a map within the map borders at the mapscale is included in the
Preliminary map of selected post-Nevadan geologic features of the Klamath Mountains and adjacent areas, California and Oregon: A digital database [New Window]
This map of selected post-Nevadan features is in a sensesupplementary to Map I-2148 (Geologic map of the Klamath Mountains,compiled by W.P. Irwin, 1994). The map of selected post-Nevadangeologic features is in large part a compilation of the publishedwork
Geologic Map of the East of Grotto Hills Quadrangle, California: A Digital Database [New Window]
This digital map database represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in the mapped area. Together with the accompanying text file (egh_geo.txt, egh_geo.pdf or egh_geo.ps), it provides current information on the geologic structu

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