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Preliminary Lithogeochemical Map Showing Near-Surface Rock Types in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, Virginia and Maryland [New Window]
This preliminary experimental lithogeochemical map shows the distribution of rock types in the Virginia and Maryland parts of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The map was produced digitally by classifying geologic-map units according to composition, mineral
Whole rock geochemical data for altered and mineralized rocks,Red Dog Zn-Pb-Ag district, western Brooks Range, Alaska [New Window]
This report presents geochemical analyses for 220 mostly altered andmineralized rock samples from the Red Dog Zn-Pb-Ag district in thewestern Brooks Range of northern Alaska. These data form the basisfor a study by Slack et al. (2004a) on hydrothermal sil
Digital maps of compositionally classified lithologies derived from 1:500,000-scale geologic maps for the Pacific Northwest: a contribution to the Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project [New Window]
This report describes the contents of a digital data set(approximately 269 MB) which consists of Arc/Info Export formatfiles and associated macro programs. This report is one in a seriesof digital maps, data files, and reports generated by the USGeologic
Evolution of the landscape along the Clear Creek Corridor,Colorado--Urbanization, aggregate mining, and reclamation [New Window]
Prime agricultural land along the Clear Creek floodplain, Colorado, attracted settlement in the 1850's but the demand for sand and gravel for 1900's construction initiated a sequence of events that exceeded previous interests and created the modified land
Dataset of Aggregate Producers in New Mexico [New Window]
This dataset contains latitudes, longitudes, and otherdescriptive data for aggregate producers in New Mexico that arebelieved to have been active during the period 1997-1999. The datain this compilation were derived from U.S. Geological Survey files,U.S.
Heavy minerals from the Palos Verdes margin, southernCalifornia: Data and factor analysis [New Window]
This metadata file accompanies a report about the resultsof a study of the heavy minerals insamples collected from beaches and seafloor locationsin the Palos Verdes margin, south of the Los Angeles area,California. Samples were collected from 11 beach lo
Distribution and quality of potential sources of aggregate infrastructure resources project area, Colorado-Wyoming [New Window]
Crushed stone and sand and gravel are the main types of naturalaggregate used in the United States. Aggregate is used in nearlyall residential, commercial, and industrial building construction,and in most public works projects including roads and highway
Sea floor maps showing topography, sun-illuminated topographicimagery, and backscatter intensity of the Stellwagen Bank NationalMarine Sanctuary Region off Boston, Massachusetts [New Window]
This data set contains the sea floor topographic contours,sun-illuminated topographic imagery, and backscatterintensity generated from a multibeam sonar survey of theStellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston,Massachusetts, an area of app
NEST98PTS_UTM: Modern digital hydrographic and bathymetric datapoints from the coast of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon [New Window]
NEST98PTS_UTM is a point coverage containing digital hydrographic datafrom the coast of Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon, USA. Thehorizontal datum is Universal Transverse Mercator, Zone 10 meters.The data set includes National Ocean Service (NOS)
ORWA26_500UTM: Oregon/Washington 500 meter, 1926 Bathymetry Grid;UTM Projection [New Window]
ORWA26_500UTM is a digital bathymetric surface grid of the seafloor offthe coast of Washington and Oregon. Grid cell spacing is 500m and theprojection is UTM Zone 10.The surface was produced by gridding National Ocean Service (NOS)Hydrographic Surveys co
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