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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.

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Digital Geologic Map Database of the Nevada Test Site Area, Nevada

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 map scale is included in

Digital Geologic Map of the Penokean Continental Margin, Northern Michigan and Wisconsin

The data on this CD consist of geographic information system (GIS) coverages and tabular data on the geology of Early Proterozoic and Archean rocks in part of the Early Proterozoic Penokean orogeny. The map emphasizes metasedimentary and metavolcanic rock

Geologic Map of the Death Valley Ground-Water Model Area, Nevada and California

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 Hogback Mountain Quadrangle, Lewis and Clark and Meagher Counties, Montana

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 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

This digital map database, compiled from previously published and unpublished data, and new mapping by the authors, represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in the mapped area.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

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This digital map database, compiled from previously published and unpublished data, and new mapping by the authors, represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in the mapped area.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

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 Rifle Falls quadrangle, Garfield County, Colorado

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 of the Rio Puerco quadrangle, Bernalillo and Valencia Counties, New Mexico

The Rio Puerco quadrangle is located southwest of Albuquerque in central New Mexico and covers part of the western part of the Isleta Reservation. The U.S. Geological Survey, the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, and the University of Ne

Geologic map of the Vail East quadrangle, Eagle County, Colorado

New 1:24,000-scale geologic mapping along the Interstate-70 urban corridor in western Colorado, in support of the State/ USGS Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, is contributing to a more complete understanding of the stratigraphy, structure, tectonic e

Geologic map of the Yucca Mountain region, Nye County, Nevada

Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada, has been identified as a potential site for underground storage of high-level radioactive waste. This geologic map compilation, including all of Yucca Mountain and Crater Flat, most of the Calico Hills, western Jackass

Geology of the southernmost part of Santa Clara County, California: A digital database

The area of study for this report is the southern portion of Santa Clara County that lies within the Monterey 30 by 60 minute quadrangle, consisting of parts of the Watsonville East, Chittenden, San Felipe, Three Sisters, and Mariposa Peak 7.5 minute qu

Preliminary Geologic Description of the San Jose 30 X 60 Minute Quadrangle, California: A Digital Database

The San Jose 30 x 60-minute quadrangle straddles the California Coast Ranges southeast of San Francisco, and extends from west of the San Andreas fault near Santa Cruz on the southwest (long. -122°, lat. 37°) to the San Joaquin River in the Central Vall

Preliminary map of selected post-Nevadan geologic features of the Klamath Mountains and adjacent areas, California and Oregon: A digital database

This map of selected post-Nevadan features is in a sense supplementary to Map I-2148 (Geologic map of the Klamath Mountains, compiled by W.P. Irwin, 1994). The map of selected post-Nevadan geologic features is in large part a compilation of the published

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Neotectonic features

Although many faults are detected at the surface and in deep structures, they are important in evaluating present seismic hazard only if they show evidence of having recent slip. Older faults may have healed, or movement may have occurred under a differen

Spatial Digital Database for the Tectonic Map of Southeast Arizona

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

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