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Fracture (geologic)

Break in a geologic structure including cracks, joints, and faults.
This category is also used for cleavage (rock) and jointing (geologic).
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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

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

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

Geologic Map of the Tularosa Mountains 30´ × 60´ Quadrangle, Catron County, New Mexico

This digital map database was compiled from previously published and unpublished data by the author and USGS colleagues, and from published maps by others, as indicated in figure 3 on the map sheet. A pamphlet included with the map provides a brief discu

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 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

Geologic Map of the Salmon National Forest and Vicinity, East-Central Idaho

The geology of the Salmon National Forest, Idaho, was compiled from published and unpublished sources and new field mapping by Evans, Lund, Tysdal, and Winkler between 1997 and 2001. The geology was compiled onto 1:100,000-scale topographic base maps for

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 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

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

Geologic map of the Jasper quadrangle, Newton and Boone Counties, Arkansas

This digital geologic map compilation presents new polygon (i.e., geologic map unit contacts), line (i.e., fault, fold axis, and structure contour), and point (i.e., structural attitude, contact elevations) vector data for the Jasper 7 1/2' quadrangle in

Geologic Map of the Clifton Quadrangle, Mesa County, Colorado

1:24,000-scale geologic mapping in the Clifton 7.5' quadrangle, in support of the USGS Colorado River/I-70 Corridor Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, provides interpretations of the Quaternary stratigraphy and geologic hazards in this area of the Gran

Geologic map of the Silver Lake quadrangle, Cowlitz County, Washington

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 of the Silver lake 7.5 minute quadrangle. The database delineates ma

Geologic maps and structure sections of the southwestern Santa Clara Valley and southern Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz 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 (scvmf.

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 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 Deer Island quadrangle, Columbia County, Oregon and Cowlitz County, Washington

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 of the Deer Island 7.5-minute quadrangle. The database delineates ma

Geologic map of the Battle Ground 7.5-minute quadrangle, Clarke County, Washington

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 of the Battle Ground 7.5 minute quadrangle. The database delineates 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

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 of the Santa Ana Pueblo quadrangle, Sandoval County, New Mexico

The Santa Ana Pueblo quadrangle is located in the northern part of the Albuquerque basin, which is the largest basin or graben within the Rio Grande rift. The quadrangle is underlain by poorly consolidated sedimentary rocks of the Santa Fe Group and is d

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

Geologic Map Database of the Washington DC Area Featuring Data From Three 30 X 60 Minute Quadrangles: Frederick, Washington West, and Fredericksburg

The Washington DC Area geologic map database (DCDB) provides geologic map information of areas to the NW, W, and SW of Washington, DC to various professionals and private citizens who have uses for geologic data. Digital, geographically referenced, geolo

Geologic map and digital database of the Porcupine Wash 7.5 minute quadrangle, Riverside County, California

This data set maps and describes the geology of the Porcupine Wash 7.5 minute quadrangle, Riverside County, southern California. The quadrangle, situated in Joshua Tree National Park in the eastern Transverse Ranges physiographic and structural province,

Geologic map of the Sawmill Mountain quadrangle, Kern and Ventura Counties, California

The Sawmill Mountain quadrangle is located in the western Transverse Ranges of California, about 10 km west of Frazier Park. It includes Mt. Pinos, Mt. Abel (Cerro Noroeste), a part of the southern San Emigdio Mountains, and straddles an eleven-kilometer

Digital geologic map and database of the Frederick 30 X 60 minute quadrangle, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia

The geology of the Frederick 30 by 60 minute quadrangle, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, was mapped on 1:24,000-scale base maps from 1989 to 1994. The geologic data were manually compiled at 1:100,000-scale in 1997 and were digitized and converted

Preliminary geologic map of the Elsinore 7.5' quadrangle, Riverside County, California

The Elsinore quadrangle is located in the northern part of the Peninsular Ranges Province and includes parts of two structural blocks, or structural subdivisions of the province. The active Elsinore Fault Zone diagonally crosses the southwest corner of t

Preliminary Geologic Map of the San Bernardino 30' x 60' quadrangle, California

The San Bernardino 30'x60' quadrangle, southern California, is diagonally bisected by the San Andreas Fault Zone, separating the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains, major elements of California's east-oriented Transverse Ranges Province. Included i

Geologic map and digital database of the Yucaipa 7.5' quadrangle, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, California

The Yucaipa 7.5' quadrangle is located at the southeastern margin of the San Bernardino Basin, an extensional region situated within a right-step-over zone between the San Jacinto and San Andreas Fault zones. The quadrangle is traversed by several faults

Geologic map and digital database of the Redlands 7.5' quadrangle, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, California

The Redlands 7.5' quadrangle is located in the southeastern margin of the San Bernardino Basin, an extensional region situated in a right-step-over zone within the San Andreas Fault system. The quadrangle is traversed by several important fault zones, in

Geologic map of the State of Hawaii

This digital publication contains all the geologic map information used to publish U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1089 (Sherrod and others, 2007). This geologic map shows the distribution and stratigraphic relation of volcanic, intrusive, a

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

Geology of the Conterminous United States at 1:2,500,000 Scale -- A Digital Representation of the 1974 P.B. King and H.M. Beikman Map

This CD-ROM contains a digital version of the Geologic Map of the United States, originally published at a scale of 1:2,500,000 (King and Beikman, 1974b). It excludes Alaska and Hawaii. In addition to the graphical formats, the map key is included in AS

Hydrostructural Maps of the Death Valley Regional Flow System, Nevada and California--Map A: Structural Framework, Neogene Basins, and Potentiometric Surface; Map B: Structural Framework, Earthquake Epicenters, and Potential Zones of Enhanced Hydraulic Conductivity

The locations of principal faults and structural zones that may influence ground-water flow were compiled in support of a three-dimensional ground-water model for the Death Valley regional flow system (DVRFS), which covers 80,000 square km in southwestern

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

Principal Facts for Gravity Stations in the Vicinity of San Bernardino, Southern California

New gravity measurements in the vicinity of San Bernardino, California were collected to help define the characteristics of the Rialto-Colton fault. The data were processed using standard reduction formulas and parameters. Rock properties such as lithol

GIS Coverages of the Castle Mountain Fault, South Central Alaska

This data set represents GIS coverages of the Castle Mountain Fault captured from three maps representing portions of the fault in south central Alaska.

Seismotectonic maps in the vicintiy of New Madrid, Missouri database

This digital map database consists of the ESRI ARC/INFO Version 7.0.3 coverages used to generate the maps in Map Series MF-2264 A to E (Rhea and Wheeler, 1994a,b, Rhea and others, 1994, Wheeler and Rhea, 1994, Wheeler and others, 1994) and I-2521 (Rhea an

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

Geology of the onshore part of San Mateo County, California: A digital database

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 San Mateo County. Together with the accompanying text, it provide

Evaluation of faults and their effect on ground-water flow southwest of Frenchman Flat, Nye and Clark Counties, Nevada: A Digital Database

Ground-water flow through the region south and west of Frenchman Flat, in the Ash Meadows subbasin of the Death Valley ground-water flow system, is controlled mostly by faults which arrange the distribution of permeable and impermeable rocks. In addition,