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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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Faulting (geologic) (51 items)
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Bedrock Geologic Map of the Yucca Mountain Area, Nye County, Nevada [New Window]
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--ADigital Representation of Maps of the U.S. Geological Survey's 1987Folio I-1865 [New Window]
In 1986 and 1987, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the DirecciónGeneral de Geología, Minas e Hidrocarburos, and the Universidad deCosta Rica conducted a mineral-resource assessment of the Republicof Costa Rica. The results were published as a large 80
Geologic and structure maps of the Wallace 1°x2°quadrangle, Montana and Idaho: A digital database [New Window]
This dataset was digitized by the U.S. Geological Survey EROSData Center and U.S. Geological Survey Spokane Field Officefor input into an Arc/Info geographic information systsem(GIS) The digital geologic map database can be queried inmany ways to produce
Geologic map of the Dillon 1°x2° quadrangle, Idaho and Montana [New Window]
The digital ARC/INFO databases included in this websiteprovide a GIS database for the geologic map of theDillon 1 degree by 2 degree quadrangle of southwestMontana and east-central Idaho. The geologic mapwas orginally published as U.S. Geological SurveyM
Geologic Map of the Challis 1°x2° Quadrangle, Idaho [New Window]
The paper version of The geology of the Challis 1°x2° quadrangle, wascompiled by Fred Fisher, Dave McIntyre and Kate Johnson in 1992. Thegeology was compiled on a 1:250,000 scale topographic base map.TechniGraphic System, Inc. of Fort Collins Colorado
Geologic and structure maps of the Kalispell 1:250,000quadrangle, Montana, and Alberta and British Columbia: adigital database. [New Window]
This dataset was digitized by the U.S. Geological Survey EROSData Center and U.S. Geological Survey Spokane Field Officefor input into an Arc/Info geographic information systsem(GIS). The digital geologic map database can be queried inmany ways to produce
Geologic Map of the eastern part of the Challis National Forest and vicinity, Idaho [New Window]
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 [New Window]
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 andPark Counties, Montana [New Window]
This quadrangle lies 6.4 km (4 mi) northeast of Bozeman, Mont., insouthwestern Montana. Metamorphic, sedimentary, and volcanic rocksof Precambrian to Tertiary age are exposed in the Bridger Range andsouthwestern margin of the Crazy Mountains Basin in a c
Geologic Map of the Eminence Quadrangle, Shannon County, Missouri [New Window]
The geology of the Eminence 7 1/2-minute quadrangle ,Shannon County, Missouri was mapped from 1996 through 1997as part of the Midcontinent Karst Systems and GeologicMapping Project, Eastern Earth Surface Processes Team. Themap supports the production of a
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