Geologic map of the State of Hawaii

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Title: Geologic map of the State of Hawaii
Abstract:
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, and sedimentary units emplaced in the past 8 million years across the eight principal islands of the Hawaiian archipelago, State of Hawaii, U.S.A.
  1. How might this data set be cited?
    Sherrod, David R., Sinton, John M., Watkins, Sarah E., and Brunt, Kelly M., 2007, Geologic map of the State of Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1089, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California.

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    Other_Citation_Details: several map sheets with 80-page explanatory pamphlet.
  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?
    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -160.27
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -154.78
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 22.25
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 18.88
  3. What does it look like?
    http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1089/images/minimap.jpg (JPEG)
    Chief sources of mapping used in this compilation
  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?
    Beginning_Date: 2003
    Ending_Date: 2006
    Currentness_Reference:
    The ground-condition information and scientific citations in the report are the most up-to-date available as of December 2006, when the map was approved for publication by Volcano Hazards team, U.S. Geological Survey
  5. What is the general form of this data set?
    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?
    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?
    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?
      Grid_Coordinate_System_Name: Universal Transverse Mercator
      Universal_Transverse_Mercator:
      UTM_Zone_Number: 4
      Transverse_Mercator:
      Scale_Factor_at_Central_Meridian: 0.9996
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -159.0
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 0
      False_Easting: 500000
      False_Northing: 0
      The horizontal datum used is North American datum of 1983.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257.
  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?
    Haw_St_geo_20070426.shp
    Polygon attribute table of geology (Source: MapInfo translation)
    ID
    Row number (Source: MapInfo) Sequential unique positive integers generated automatically
    Island
    Word descriptor for formal name of major island that contains geologic polygon
    ValueDefinition
    text string10 or fewer characters for full name of island
    Volcano
    Word descriptor for abbreviation of shield volcano
    ValueDefinition
    text string4-letter abbreviation
    Strat_code
    Positive integer as numeric descriptor corresponding to stratigraphic group
    ValueDefinition
    1ow, Open water
    60Qcw, Caldera wall rocks, Lava flows and thin tephra deposits
    101Qpc5, Puna Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 0-200 yr
    102Qpc4y, Puna Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 200-400 yr
    103Qpc4o, Puna Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 400-750 yr
    104Qpc3, Puna Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 750-1500 yr
    105Qpc2, Puna Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 1500-3000 yr
    106Qp5, Puna Basalt, Lava flows, Age 0-200 yr
    107Qp4, Puna Basalt, Lava flows, Age 200-750 yr
    108Qp3, Puna Basalt, Lava flows, Age 750-1500 yr
    109Qp2, Puna Basalt, Lava flows, Age 1500-3000 yr
    110Qp1y, Puna Basalt, Lava flows, Age 3000-5000 yr
    111Qp1o, Puna Basalt, Lava flows, Age 5000-16000 yr
    112Qhi, Hilina Basalt, Lava flows, Age greater than 16000 yr
    113Qp4y, Puna Basalt, Lava flows, Age 200-400 yr
    114Qp4o, Puna Basalt, Lava flows, Age 400-750 yr
    115Qpld5, Puna Basalt, Littoral deposits, Age 0-200 yr
    116Qpld4o, Puna Basalt, Littoral deposits, Age 400-750 yr
    117Qpld3, Puna Basalt, Littoral deposits, Age 750-1500 yr
    118Qpa5, Puna Basalt, Ash, Age 0-200 yr
    119Qpa4o, Puna Basalt, Ash, Age 400-750 yr
    120Qpa2, Puna Basalt, Ash, Age 1500-3000 yr
    121Qpa4y, Puna Basalt, Ash, Age 200-400 yr
    201Qkc5, Kau Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 0-200 yr
    202Qkc4, Kau Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 200-750 yr
    203Qkc3, Kau Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 750-1500 yr
    203Qkc3, Kau Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 750-1500 yr
    204Qkc2, Kau Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 1500-3000 yr
    205Qkc1, Kau Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 3000-11000 yr
    206Qkc, Kau Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age greater than 11000 yr
    207Qkc1y, Kau Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 3000-5000 yr
    208Qkc1o, Kau Basalt, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 5000-11000 yr
    209Qk5, Kau Basalt, Lava flows, Age 0-200 yr
    210Qk4, Kau Basalt, Lava flows, Age 200-750 yr
    211Qk3, Kau Basalt, Lava flows, Age 750-1500 yr
    212Qk2, Kau Basalt, Lava flows, Age 1500-3000 yr
    213Qk1, Kau Basalt, Lava flows, Age 3000-11000 yr
    214Qk, Kau Basalt, Lava flows, Age greater than 11000 yr
    215Qkh, Kahuku Basalt, Lava flows
    216Qn, Ninole Basalt, Lava flows
    217Qk1y, Kau Basalt, Lava flows, Age 3000-5000 yr
    218Qk1o, Kau Basalt, Lava flows, Age 5000-11000 yr
    219Qkld5, Kau Basalt, Littoral deposits, Age 0-200 yr
    220Qkld4, Kau Basalt, Littoral deposits, Age 200-750 yr
    221Qkld3, Kau Basalt, Littoral deposits, Age 750-1500 yr
    222Qkld2, Kau Basalt, Littoral deposits, Age 1500-3000 yr
    223Qkld1, Kau Basalt, Littoral deposits, Age 3000-11000 yr
    224Qka3, Kau Basalt, Ash, Age 750-1500 yr
    301Qhc5, Hualalai Volcanics, Basalt of Puhiapele, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 0-200 yr
    302Qhc4, Hualalai Volcanics, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 200-750 yr
    303Qhc3, Hualalai Volcanics, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 750-1500 yr
    304Qhc2, Hualalai Volcanics, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 1500-3000 yr
    305Qhc1y, Hualalai Volcanics, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 3000-5000 yr
    306Qhc1o, Hualalai Volcanics, Spatter or tuff cones, Age 5000-11000 yr
    307Qhc, Hualalai Volcanics, Spatter or tuff cones, Age greater than 11000 yr
    308Qh5, Hualalai Volcanics, Basalt of Maniniowali, Lava flows, Age 0-200 yr
    309Qh4, Hualalai Volcanics, Lava flows, Age 200-750 yr
    310Qh3, Hualalai Volcanics, Lava flows, Age 750-1500 yr
    311Qh2, Hualalai Volcanics, Lava flows, Age 1500-3000 yr
    312Qh1y, Hualalai Volcanics, Lava flows, Age 3000-5000 yr
    313Qh1o, Hualalai Volcanics, Lava flows, Age 5000-11000 yr
    314Qh, Hualalai Volcanics, Lava flows, Age greater than 11000 yr
    315Qha4, Hualalai Volcanics, Ash, Age 200-750 yr
    316Qwc, Hualalai Volcanics, Waawaa Trachyte Member, Cinder cone
    317Qw, Hualalai Volcanics, Waawaa Trachyte Member, Lava flows
    401Qlcy, Laupahoehoe Volcanics, Younger volcanic rocks member, Scoria cones
    402Qlc, Laupahoehoe Volcanics, Older volcanic rocks member, Scoria cones
    403Qhmc, Hamakua Volcanics, Scoria cones
    404Qlbc, Laupahoehoe Volcanics, Older volcanic rocks member, Scoria cones
    405Qly, Laupahoehoe Volcanics, Younger volcanic rocks member, Lava flows
    406Ql, Laupahoehoe Volcanics, Older volcanic rocks member, Lava flows
    407Qhm, Hamakua Volcanics, Lava flows
    408Qlb, Laupahoehoe Volcanics, Lava flows
    409Qlay, Laupahoehoe Volcanics, Younger volcanic rocks member, Tephra deposits
    410Qla, Laupahoehoe Volcanics, Older volcanic rocks member, Tephra deposits
    411Qlmt, Laupahoehoe Volcanics, Makanaka Glacial Member, Till
    412Qhmw, Hamakua Volcanics, Waihu Glacial Member, Till and outwash
    413Qlmo, Laupahoehoe Volcanics, Makanaka Glacial Member, Outwash
    414Qhpd, Hamakua Volcanics, Pohakuloa Glacial Member, Till and outwash
    501Qhwc, Hawi Volcanics, Scoria cones
    502Qplc, Pololu Volcanics, Scoria cones
    503Qhwbc, Hawi Volcanics, Benmoreite scoria cones
    504Qplmc, Pololu Volcanics, Mugearite scoria cones
    505Qhwd, Hawi Volcanics, Lava domes
    506Qpld, Pololu Volcanics, Lava dome
    507Qhwbd, Hawi Volcanics, Benmoreite lava dome
    508Qhwtd, Hawi Volcanics, Trachytic lava dome
    509Qhw, Hawi Volcanics, Lava flows
    510Qpl, Pololu Volcanics, Lava flows
    511Qhwb, Hawi Volcanics, Benmoreite lava flows
    512Qplm, Pololu Volcanics, Mugearite lava flows
    513Qhwt, Hawi Volcanics, Lava flows
    514Qhwa, Hawi Volcanics, Tephra deposits
    601Qt, Tephra deposits, Dunes downwind of Lehua Island cone
    701Qf, Fill, Manmade fill
    702Qls, Landslide deposits, Landslide deposits
    703Qa, Alluvium, Sand and gravel
    705Qsd, Slope deposits, Alluvium and colluvium
    707Qtc, Talus and colluvium, Sand and gravel
    708Qld, Lacustrine deposits, Calcareous silt and fine-grained sand
    710Qbd, Beach deposits, Sand and gravel
    711Qdy, Younger dune deposits, Sand dunes
    712Qlg, Lagoon deposits, Silt sand and marl
    713QTao, Older alluvium, Sand and gravel
    713QTao, Older alluvium, Sand and gravel partly lithified
    714Qdo, Older dune deposits, Sand dunes
    715Qcrs, Lagoon and reef deposits, Limestone and mudstone
    716Qcbc, Marine conglomerate and breccia, Fossiliferous breccia
    1111Qmnl, Honomanu Basalt, Lava flows
    1211Qkul, Kula Volcanics, Lava flows
    1212Qkuv, Kula Volcanics, Cinder and spatter
    1214Qkuk, Kula Volcanics, Kumuiliahi member, Lava flows
    1215Qkuv?, Kula Volcanics, Vent deposits (query)
    1216Qkuv?, Kula Volcanics, Cinder and spatter
    1217Qkul?, Kula Volcanics, Basanite from 9100-ft vents, Lava flows
    1218Qkuls, Kula Volcanics, Ankaramite of Summit House, Lava flows
    1219Qkui, Kula Volcanics, Intrusive plugs
    1301Qkamd, Kaupo Mud Flow, Debris-avalanche deposits
    1302Qkamc, Kaupo Mud Flow, Conglomerate and sandstone
    1401Qhn6, Hana Volcanics, Basanite of Ka Luu o ka Oo, Lava flows, Age 0-1500 yr
    1402Qhnv6, Hana Volcanics, Basanite of Hanamanioa, vent, Cinder and spatter, Age 0-1500 yr
    1451Qhn5, Hana Volcanics, Basanite of Sliding Sands trai, Lava flows, Age 1500-3000 yr
    1452Qhnv5, Hana Volcanics, Basanite of Pimoe cone, Cinder and spatter, Age 1500-3000 yr
    1501Qhn4, Hana Volcanics, Basanite of Puu Maile, Lava flows, Age 3000-5000 yr
    1502Qhnv4, Hana Volcanics, Basanite of Puu Maile, Cinder and spatter, Age 3000-5000 yr
    1551Qhn3, Hana Volcanics, Basanite of Waiohuli makai, Lava flows, Age 5000-13000 yr
    1552Qhnv3, Hana Volcanics, Basanite of Mauna Hina, Cinder and spatter, Age 5000-13000 yr
    1601Qhn2, Hana Volcanics, Lava flows, Age 13000-30000 yr
    1602Qhnv2, Hana Volcanics, Puu Olai cone, Cinder and spatter, Age 13000-30000 yr
    1651Qhn1, Hana Volcanics, Basanite of Ohia Stream, Lava flows, Age 30000-50000 yr
    1652Qhnv2, Hana Volcanics, Basanite of 5635-ft cone, Cinder spatter and agglutinate, Age 30000-50000 yr
    1701Qhn0, Hana Volcanics, Lava flows, Age 50000-140000 yr
    1702Qhn0v, Hana Volcanics, Ankaramite of Kolekole, Cinder and spatter, Age 50000-140000 yr
    1902Qhnv, Hana Volcanics, Cinder and spatter
    1903Qhne, Hana Volcanics, Explosion crater deposits
    1911Qhnt, Hana Volcanics, Tephra poorly to nonindurated
    1919Qhni, Hana Volcanics, Basanite of Halalii cone, intrusion
    2101QTwl, Wailuku Volcanics, Lava flows
    2102QTwv, Wailuku Volcanics, Cinder and spatter
    2104QTwpc, Wailuku Volcanics, Pit crater
    2105QTwlc, Wailuku Volcanics, Near-vent lava flows
    2107QTwdc, Wailuku Volcanics, Dike complex
    2108QTwcc, Wailuku Volcanics, Caldera complex
    2109QTwi, Wailuku Volcanics, Intrusive rocks
    2201Qul, Honolua Volcanics, Lava flows
    2202Quv, Honolua Volcanics, Cinder and spatter
    2203Qud, Honolua Volcanics, Bulbous dome of massive lava
    2401Qlhl, Lahaina Volcanics, Lava flows
    2402Qlhv, Lahaina Volcanics, Vent deposits
    3101Qyvk, Young volcanic rocks of Kahoolawe, Lava flows and cinder deposits
    3111Qnpl, Kanapou Volcanics, Lava flows
    3112Qnpv, Kanapou Volcanics, Cinder spatter and lava flows
    3113Qnpcl, Kanapou Volcanics, Lava flows
    3114Qnpct, Kanapou Volcanics, Indurated fallout tephra
    3115Qnppl, Kanapou Volcanics, Lava flows
    3116Qnppv, Kanapou Volcanics, Lava flows cinder and spatter
    3201Qll, Lanai Basalt, Lava flows
    3202Qlv, Lanai Basalt, Cinder and spatter
    3203Qlcr, Lanai Basalt, Pit craters from which little lava issue
    3204Qlbr, Lanai Basalt, Breccia filling eroded pit craters
    3301Qemul, East Molokai Volcanics, Upper member, Lava flows
    3302Qemuv, East Molokai Volcanics, Upper member, Vent deposits
    3303Qemud, East Molokai Volcanics, Upper member, Domes
    3305Qemuv?, East Molokai Volcanics, Upper member, Vent deposits (query)
    3305Qemuv?, East Molokai Volcanics, Upper member, Vent deposits (query)
    3321QTemll, East Molokai Volcanics, Lower member, Lava flows
    3322QTemlv, East Molokai Volcanics, Lower member, Vent deposits
    3323QTemlcc, East Molokai Volcanics, Lower member, Caldera complex
    3351Qppl, Kalaupapa Volcanics, Lava flows
    3352Qppv, Kalaupapa Volcanics, Vent deposits
    3353Qmv, Tuff of Mokuhooniki cone, Vent deposits
    3401QTwml, West Molokai Volcanics, Lava flows
    3402QTwmv, West Molokai Volcanics, Vent deposits
    3403QTwmw, West Molokai Volcanics, Waiele and other late lava, Lava flows
    3404QTwmwv, West Molokai Volcanics, Waiele and other late lava, Vent deposits
    4101Tapl, Waianae Volcanics, Palehua member, Lava flows
    4102Tapv, Waianae Volcanics, Palehua member, Vent deposits
    4121Takl, Waianae Volcanics, Kamaileunu member, Lava flows
    4122Takv, Waianae Volcanics, Kamaileunu member, Vent deposits
    4131Takbr, Waianae Volcanics, Kamaileunu member, Talus breccia
    4141Takmk, Waianae Volcanics, Kamaileunu member, Mauna Kuwale rhyodacite
    4151Takil, Waianae Volcanics, Kamaileunu member, Icelandite lava flows
    4152Takiv, Waianae Volcanics, Kamaileunu member, Icelandite vent deposits
    4161Tall, Waianae Volcanics, Lualualei member, Lava flows
    4162Talv, Waianae Volcanics, Lualualei member, Vent deposits
    4171Talel, Kolekole Volcanics, Lava flows
    4172Talev, Kolekole Volcanics, Vent deposits
    4173Talec, Kolekole Volcanics, Conglomerate
    4401QTkl, Koolau Basalt, Lava flows
    4421QTkdc, Koolau Basalt, Dike complex, Closely spaced dikes and wallrock
    4431Tkbr, Koolau Basalt, Breccia deposits, Breccia deposits
    4441QTkkl, Koolau Basalt, Kailua member, Lava flows
    4451QTkkdc, Koolau Basalt, Kailua member, Dike complex
    4601Qol, Honolulu Volcanics, Lava flows
    4602Qov, Honolulu Volcanics, Vent deposits
    4603Qot, Honolulu Volcanics, Tuff
    4611Qotl, Honolulu Volcanics, Tantalus member, Lava flows
    4612Qott, Honolulu Volcanics, Tantalus vent, Vent deposits
    4621Qokl, Honolulu Volcanics, Tantalus member, Lava flows
    4622Qokt, Honolulu Volcanics, Koko member, Vent deposits
    4623Qoks, Honolulu Volcanics, Koko member, Vent deposits
    4630Qobr, Honolulu Volcanics, Breccia deposits
    5101Twml, Waimea Canyon Basalt, Makaweli Member, Lava flows
    5102Twmv, Waimea Canyon Basalt, Makaweli Member, Vent deposits
    5111Twmm, Waimea Canyon Basalt, Makaweli Member, Mokuone Breccia Beds
    5121Twhl, Waimea Canyon Basalt, Haupu Member, Lava flows
    5123Twhb, Waimea Canyon Basalt, Haupu Member, Breccia
    5131Twol, Waimea Canyon Basalt, Olokele Member, Lava flows
    5132Twov, Waimea Canyon Basalt, Olokele Member, Vent deposits
    5133Twob, Waimea Canyon Basalt, Olokele Member, Breccia
    5141Twnl, Waimea Canyon Basalt, Napali Member, Lava flows
    5142Twnv, Waimea Canyon Basalt, Napili Member, Lava flows
    5401QTkol, Koloa Volcanics, Pahoehoe and aa
    5402QTkov, Koloa Volcanics, Vent deposits
    5403QTkot, Koloa Volcanics, Tuff
    5404QTkoa, Koloa Volcanics, Ash
    5405QTkol?, Koloa Volcanics, Lava flows (query)
    5480QTkop, Koloa Volcanics, Palikea Breccia member, Conglomerate
    5481QTkop?, Koloa Volcanics, Palikea Breccia member, Breccia and conglomerate
    5499QTkoi, Koloa Volcanics, Intrusive rocks
    5801Tpl, Paniau Basalt, Lava flows
    5809Tpi, Paniau Basalt, Shallow intrusive plug
    5851QTekl, Kiekie Volcanics, Lava flows
    5852QTekv, Kiekie Volcanics, Coarse near-vent fallout
    5853QTekt, Kiekie Volcanics, Tuff
    Unit_symbol
    10 or fewer characters forming mnemonic letter code for labeling geologic map units
    ValueDefinition
    Alphanumeric text string with 1-to-1 correspondence to Attribute_Label Strat_code defined and enumerated separately previously in this metadata documentCharacter string derived from age and stratigraphic name of geologic units including query (?) for some labels to indicate uncertain age assignment of geologic unit
    Age_group
    Nonnegative integer coded as time interval for emplacement of stratigraphic unit
    ValueDefinition
    0Sedimentary deposits, age not precisely constrained
    10-200 yr in age
    2200-750 yr in age
    3750-1,500 yr in age
    41,500-3,000 yr in age
    53,000-5,000 yr in age
    65,000-11,00 yr in age
    711,000-30,000 yr in age
    830,000-50,000 yr in age
    950,000-140,000 yr in age
    10140,000-780,000 yr in age
    11780,000-950,000 yr in age
    120.95-2.0 million yr in age
    132-4 million yr in age
    144-6 million yr in age
    Age_range
    30 or fewer characters describing time interval of emplacement Text string providing age limit derived from radiometric data for older eruptions or known calendar age for eruptions of past 200 yr
    Formation_name
    80 or fewer characters giving stratigraphic formational name
    ValueDefinition
    Text string with 1-to-1 correspondence to Attribute_Label Strat_code defined and enumerated separately previously in this metadata documentRandom-length character string showing formal or informal stratigraphic name, with formal names referable to Geologic Names Lexicon of National Geologic Map Database, http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Geolex/geolex_home.html
    Member_name
    30 or fewer characters giving stratigraphic formational name of member rank where needed to fully distinguish geologic unit
    ValueDefinition
    Text string that demarcates formal or informal member names of for Stratigraphic formationsRandom-length character string showing formal or informal stratigraphic name, with formal names referable to Geologic Names Lexicon of National Geologic Map Database, http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Geolex/geolex_home.html
    Stearns_unit
    10 or fewer characters as mnemonic code used on some previously published geologic reference maps for labeling geologic map units
    ValueDefinition
    Alphanumeric text stringCharacter string derived from age and stratigraphic name of geologic units including query (?) for some to indicate uncertainty
    Rock_type
    40 or fewer characters giving generalized name that defines nature of rocks or deposits that form stratigraphic unit
    ValueDefinition
    Text stringCompiled in accompanying table
    Lithology
    50 or fewer characters giving specific additional information about type of lava flows, grain size of clastic rocks, or origin of some tephra deposits
    ValueDefinition
    Text stringCompiled in accompanying table
    Volc_stage
    7 or fewer characters assigning volcanic units to one of three common growth stages in idealized model of oceanic volcanic evolution, namely shield, postshield, or rejuvenated stage, with additional terms for alluvium or open water
    ValueDefinition
    shield 
    postsh 
    rejuv 
    alluv 
    water 
    Composition
    40 or fewer characters Assigning volcanic units to petrologic classification most closely matching whole-rock chemical composition of stratigraphic formation or individual units contained within
    ValueDefinition
    Freeform text stringCompiled in accompanying table
    Data_source
    40 or fewer characters assigning to each polygon either a previously published referable document or the person responsible for new mapping
    ValueDefinition
    Blay and Longman, 2001Blay and Longman, 2001
    Coombs and others, 1990Coombs and others, 1990
    Powers_1942H.A. Powers, in Stearns and Macdonald, 1942, p. 79, figure 11, Island of Maui
    HVO_2004Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, unpublished data current as of December 2004, courtesy of C.C. Heliker.
    Kauahikaua and others, 2002Kauahikaua and others, 2002, p. 230, figure 1, provided as GIS file from J.P. Kauahikaua
    Macdonald and others, 1960Macdonald and others, 1960, plate 1, Island of Kauai
    Macdonald and others, 1960, p. 53Macdonald and others, 1960, page 53
    Macdonald and others, 1960, p. 76Macdonald and others, 1960, page 76
    Macdonald, 1978Macdonald, 1978, scale 1:24,000
    Neal and Sherrod_2004C.A. Neal and D.R. Sherrod, previously unpublished data, Kilauea volcano, Island of Hawaii
    Sherrod_2004aD.R. Sherrod, previously unpublished data, Haleakala volcano, Island of Maui
    Sherrod_2004bD.R. Sherrod, previously unpublished data, Kilauea volcano, Island of Hawaii
    Sherrod_2004cD.R. Sherrod, unpublished mapping at Kanapou Bay, Island of Kahooolawe
    Sinton_2004J.M. Sinton, previously unpublished data provided 2004, Waianae volcano, Island of Oahu
    Sinton_2006J.M. Sinton, previously unpublished data provided 2006, Waianae volcano, Island of Oahu
    Stearns, 1939Stearns, 1939, plate 1, Island of Oahu
    Stearns, 1940bStearns, 1940b, plate 1, Island of Lanai
    Stearns, 1940cStearns, 1940c, p. 120, figure 25 and unpublished geologic map at scale 1:62,500, Island of Kahoolawe
    Stearns and Macdonald, 1942Stearns and Macdonald, 1942, plate 1, Island of Maui
    Stearns, 1947aStearns, 1947, plate 1, Island of Niihau
    Stearns and Macdonald, 1947Stearns and Macdonald, 1947, plate 1, Island of Molokai
    Stearns and Macdonald, 1947, fig. 18Stearns and Macdonald, 1947, p. 106, figure 18
    Swanson_2005Age determination by D.A. Swanson on basis of detailed tephra stratigraphic studies for lava-flow units shown by Wolfe and Morris, 1996.
    Watkins_2004S.E. Watkins, 2004, this map, polygons created on Island of Molokai to fill gap created by difference between 1924 coastline and 1980 coastline owing to progradation of alluvial deposits; and polygons created on Island of Oahu to account for manmade fill at Kaneohe Bay.
    Wolfe and Morris, 1996aWolfe and Morris, 1996a, plates 1, 2, and 3, scale 1:100,000
    Wolfe and others, 1997Wolfe and others, 1997
    Haw_St_faults_20070426.shp
    Arc attribute table of structure (Source: MapInfo translation)
    ID
    Row number (Source: MapInfo) Sequential unique positive integers generated automatically
    Island
    Word descriptor for formal name of major island that contains structural arc
    ValueDefinition
    text string10 or fewer characters for full name of island
    Volcano
    Word descriptor for abbreviation of shield volcano
    ValueDefinition
    text string4-letter abbreviation
    Line_code
    Positive integer as numeric descriptor corresponding to fault characteristic
    ValueDefinition
    21Normal fault, well located; fault exposed or displaced stratigraphic units sufficiently close that position has been determined by field work to within 50 m on the ground (0.5 mm at 1:100,000 scale)
    22Normal fault, approximately located; ground surface morphology sufficiently distinct that fault may be traced as escarpment on air photos or topographic map with confidence that position lies within 50 m on the ground (0.5 mm at 1:100,000 scale)
    23Normal fault, inferred; geologic relations or ground surface morphology suggest fault present but not exposed and too uncertain to determine position closer than 100 m with confidence (1 mm at 1:100,000 scale)
    24Normal fault, concealed; trace of fault concealed by younger stratigraphic unit; positional accuracy uncertain but within 1 mm at 1:100,000 (100 m on the ground) and commonly within 0.5 mm (50 m on the ground)
    25Normal fault, flooded; trace of fault beneath sea surface; positional accuracy indeterminate
    26Normal fault, queried; trace becomes largely uncertain because stratigraphic relations possibly explained by other causes such as depositional cutout
    Description
    Short word phrase summarizing structural type, with one-to-one correspondence to Line_code definitions
    ValueDefinition
    text string50 or fewer characters comprising known words
    Caldera_relation
    Short word “Yes” indicating fault is one of several, possibly nested, faults that define circular or ovaline caldera subsidence structure; otherwise blank
    ValueDefinition
    text string10 or fewer characters as word “Yes”; otherwise blank
    Caldera_name
    Name of 15 characters or fewer for geographic caldera associated with “Caldera_relation” faults
    ValueDefinition
    East MolokaiMain caldera in East Molokai Volcanics, East Molokai volcano
    KahoolaweMain caldera in Kanapou Volcanics, Kahoolawe volcano
    KilaueaMain caldera in Puna Basalt, Kilauea volcano
    MokuaweoweoMain caldera in Kau Basalt, Mauna Loa volcano
    OlokeleMain caldera in Waimea Canyon Basalt, Kauai volcano
    WainaeMain caldera in Waianae Volcanics, Waianae volcano
    West MauiMain caldera in Wailuku Basalt, West Maui volcano
    Data_source
    40 or fewer characters assigning to each arc (fault) either a previously published referable document or the person responsible for new mapping
    ValueDefinition
    Macdonald and others, 1960Abbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet
    Neal and Sherrod_2004Abbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet
    Sherrod_2004aAbbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet
    Sinton_2004Abbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet
    Stearns and Macdonald, 1942Abbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet
    Stearns and Macdonald, 1947Abbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet
    Stearns, 1940bAbbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet
    Stearns, 1940cAbbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet
    Wolfe and Morris, 1996aAbbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet
    Haw_St_ash_20070426.shp
    Arc attribute table of thin ash beds (Source: MapInfo translation)
    ID
    Row number (Source: MapInfo) Sequential unique positive integers generated automatically
    Island
    Word descriptor for formal name of major island that contains structural arc
    ValueDefinition
    text string10 or fewer characters for full name of island
    Volcano
    Word descriptor for abbreviation of shield volcano
    ValueDefinition
    text string4-letter abbreviation
    Strat_code
    Positive integer as numeric descriptor corresponding to stratigraphic group
    ValueDefinition
    2103QTwt, Tuff of Wailuku Basalt, Stearns_unit Twf
    2106QTwp, phreatic explosion debris of Wailuku Basalt, Stearns_unit Twp
    4411QTkt, vitric tuff of Koolau Basalt, Stearns_unit Tkt
    5103Twma, ash of Makaweli Member of Waimea Canyon Basalt, Stearns_unit Twma
    5111Twmm, Mokuone Breccia Beds of Makaweli Member of Waimea Canyon Basalt, Stearns_unit Twmm
    5404QTkoa, ash of Koloa Volcanics, Stearns_unit Qka
    5480QTkop, conglomerate of Palikea Member of Koloa Volcanics, Stearns_unit Qkp
    Unit_symbol
    10 or fewer characters forming mnemonic letter code for labeling geologic map units
    ValueDefinition
    Alphanumeric text string with one-to-one correspondence to Attribute_Label Strat_code defined and enumerated separately previously in this metadata documentCharacter string derived from age and stratigraphic name of geologic units
    Stearns_unit
    10 or fewer characters as mnemonic code used on some previously published geologic reference maps for labeling geologic map units, with one-to-one correspondence to Attribute_Label Strat_code defined and enumerated previously in this metadata document
    ValueDefinition
    Alphanumeric text stringCharacter string derived from age and stratigraphic name of geologic units
    Volc_stage
    7 or fewer characters assigning volcanic units to one of three common growth stages in idealized model of oceanic volcanic evolution, namely shield, postshield, or rejuvenated stage, though no postshield ash beds were mapped by previous authors
    ValueDefinition
    shield 
    rejuv 
    Data_source
    40 or fewer characters assigning to each arc (fault) either a previously published referable document or the person responsible for new mapping
    ValueDefinition
    Macdonald and others, 1960Abbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet
    Stearns and Macdonald, 1942Abbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet
    Stearns, 1939Abbreviation for Source_citation defined elsewhere in metadata and in References Cited of explanatory pamphlet

Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)
    • David R. Sherrod
    • John M. Sinton
    • Sarah E. Watkins
    • Kelly M. Brunt
  2. Who also contributed to the data set?
    Sources of mapping are indicated on geologic map sheet of USGS Open-File Report 2007-1089 (Sherrod and others, 2007). Acknowledgment of other data is found in the map's description of map units and explanatory pamphlet.
  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?
    U.S. Geological Survey Western Publications Group
    Chief of Western Publications Group
    345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, California
    U.S.A.

    (650) 329-5404 (voice)
    (650) 329-5051 (FAX)
    mdiggles@usgs.gov

Why was the data set created?

This database was constructed in order to assess volcano and earthquake hazards and ground-water distribution in the State of Hawaii.

How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?
    Blay and Longman, 2001 (source 1 of 13)
    Blay, C.T., and Longman, M.W., 2001, Stratigraphy and sedimentology of Pleistocene and Holocene carbonate eolianites, Kauai, Hawaii, U.S.A.:.

    Other_Citation_Details: p. 93–115 in larger work
    This is part of the following larger work.

    Abegg, F.E. (editor), Harris, P.M. (editor), and Loope, D.B. (editor), 2001, Modern and ancient carbonate eolianites: Sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, and diagenesis: Society of Exploration Petrologists and Mineralogists Special Publication 71.

    Type_of_Source_Media: paper
    Coombs and others, 1990 (source 2 of 13)
    Coombs, C.R., Hawke, B.R., and Wilson, L., 1990, Terrestrial analogs to lunar sinuous rilles: Kauhako crater and channel, Kalaupapa, Molokai, and other Hawaiian lava conduit systems: Proceedings of the 20th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference volume 20.

    Other_Citation_Details: pages 195–206
    Type_of_Source_Media: paper
    Kauahikaua and others, 2002 (source 3 of 13)
    Kauahikaua, J., Cashman, K.V., Clague, D.A., Champion, D., and Hagstrum, J.T., 2002, Emplacement of the most recent lava flows on Hualalai volcano, Hawaii: Bulletin of Volcanology 64.

    Other_Citation_Details: pages 229–253
    Type_of_Source_Media: paper
    Macdonald, 1978 (source 4 of 13)
    Macdonald, G.A., 1978, Geologic map of the crater section of Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map I–1088.

    Type_of_Source_Media: paper
    Source_Scale_Denominator: 24000
    Macdonald and others, 1960 (source 5 of 13)
    Macdonald, G.A., Davis, D.A., and Cox, D.C., 1960, Geology and ground-water resources of the Island of Kauai, Hawaii: Hawaii Division of Hydrography Bulletin 13.

    Type_of_Source_Media: paper
    Stearns, 1939 (source 6 of 13)
    Stearns, H.T., 1939, Geologic map and guide of the Island of Oahu, Hawaii: Hawaii Division of Hydrography, Bulletin 2.

    Type_of_Source_Media: paper
    Source_Scale_Denominator: 62500
    Stearns, 1940b (source 7 of 13)
    Stearns, H.T., 1940, Geology and ground-water resources of the islands of Lanai and Kahoolawe, Hawaii: Hawaii Division of Hydrography, Bulletin 6, part 1.

    Type_of_Source_Media: paper
    Stearns, 1940c (source 8 of 13)
    Stearns, H.T., 1940, Geology and ground-water resources of the islands of Lanai and Kahoolawe, Hawaii: Hawaii Division of Hydrography, Bulletin 6, part 2.

    Type_of_Source_Media: paper
    Stearns, 1947 (source 9 of 13)
    Stearns, H.T., 1947, Geology and ground-water resources of the island of Niihau, Hawaii: Hawaii Division of Hydrography, Bulletin 12, part 1.

    Type_of_Source_Media: paper
    Stearns and Macdonald, 1942 (source 10 of 13)
    Stearns, H.T., and Macdonald, G.A., 1942, Geology and ground-water resources of the island of Maui: Hawaii Division of Hydrography Bulletin 7.

    Type_of_Source_Media: paper
    Stearns and Macdonald, 1947 (source 11 of 13)
    Stearns, H.T., and Macdonald, G.A., 1947, Geology and ground-water resources of the island of Molokai, Hawaii: Hawaii Division of Hydrography Bulletin 11.

    Type_of_Source_Media: paper
    Wolfe and Morris, 1996a (source 12 of 13)
    Wolfe, E.W., and Morris, Jean, 1996, Geologic map of the Island of Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I–2524-A.

    Type_of_Source_Media: digital files (?)
    Source_Scale_Denominator: 100000
    Wolfe and others, 1997 (source 13 of 13)
    Wolfe, E.W., Wise, W.S., and Dalrymple, G.B., 1997, The geology and petrology of Mauna Kea Volcano, Hawaii—A study of postshield volcanism: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1557.

    Type_of_Source_Media: digital files (?)
  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?
    Date: 08-Aug-2010 (process 1 of 2)
    Edit metadata, removing clutter, reformatting to standard form, and rearranging references. Person who carried out this activity:
    Peter N Schweitzer
    U.S. Geological Survey
    12201 Sunrise Valley Drive Mail Stop 954
    Reston, VA
    USA

    703-648-6533 (voice)
    pschweitzer@usgs.gov
    Date: 08-Aug-2010 (process 2 of 2)
    Creation of original metadata record Person who carried out this activity:
    David R. Sherrod
    U.S. Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Team
    Geologist
    1300 SE Cardinal Court
    Vancouver, WA
    USA

    (360) 993-8900 (voice)
    (360) 993-8980 (FAX)
    dsherrod@usgs.gov
  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?
    Good. Feature attributes were entered by Sarah E. Watkins and David R. Sherrod, reviewed by Donald A. Swanson and Edward M. Wolfe, then later checked by USGS senior author Sherrod. The attributes consist of text identifiers and numeric codes for each geologic unit or type of geologic feature, and they determine how each feature is colored or symbolized. For purposes of checking attribute accuracy, a color plot was visually compared to the geologists' original compilation. Discrepancies between the digital geospatial dataset and the original analog compilation were corrected as needed. Machine-created listings of unique attribute values were used to identify spelling errors or other inconsistencies, and corrections were made as needed.
  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?
    Geologic source data were compiled electronically from source maps, some of which were produced originally on topographic base maps published in the 1920s. These data were fitted to modern topography using 7.5-minute topographic digital raster graphs from the 1980s, with exception of Island of Hawaii, the data for which were provided in electronic format. Consequently, data have a horizontal positional accuracy corresponding to 1 mm at the scale of the intermediate-scale map, or ranging from plus-or-minus 15 to 50 meters on the ground. An overall accuracy is reported here as within 100 meters on the ground. Inaccuracies associated with the 7.5-minute topographic maps themselves, which are within National Map Accuracy Standards, will be far less than the stated accuracy of the 100,000-scale geologic map.
  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?
    No vertical positional data recorded in polygon or arc (chain-node) coverages. Databases for geochemical and radiometric samples report orthometric altitude, which was estimated by inspection of plotted points on digital raster graphs of 1:24,000-scale topographic quadrangles. Accuracy is no better than one-half the contour interval, which ranges from 10 to 40 ft.
  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?
    This dataset is intended to describe completely the igneous and sedimentary products and structural features at 1:100,000 scale. Omitted in most places are those features whose visual resolution requires a substantially larger scale of presentation.
  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?
    Polygon and arc (chain-node) topology present in MapInfo coverages. Other coverages are point or annotation; neither they nor any supplied raster images require topologic relations. Polygon coverages were tested topologically using Mapinfo software, with no errors found for duplicate nodes, overlaps, or gaps.

How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
Uses of this digital geologic map should not violate the spatial resolution of the data. Although the digital form of the data removes the constraint imposed by the scale of a paper map, the detail and accuracy inherent in map scale are also present in the digital data. This map was compiled and edited for scale 1:100,000, so no higher-resolution information is present in the dataset. Plotting at scales larger than 1:100,000 will not yield greater real detail, although it may reveal fine-scale irregularities below the intended resolution of the database. Similarly, where this database is used in combination with other data of higher resolution, the resolution of the combined output will be limited by the lower resolution of these data. Acknowledgment of the U.S. Geological Survey would be appreciated in products derived from these data. There are no expressed warranties associated with the release of this database. Specifically, no warranty is made that the GIS data or any subsequent updates will be error free, and no warranty is made regarding the positional or thematic accuracy of the GIS data. The GIS data and any features they depict do not represent or confer any legal rights, privileges, benefits, boundaries, or claims of any kind. The U.S. Geological Survey encourages GIS data users to verify the suitability of the data before use. Please report any discrepancies or errors to Michael Diggles, Western Publications Group, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025. Phone: (650) 329-5404; email: mdiggles@usgs.gov.
  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)
    U.S. Geological Survey
    Attn: USGS Information Services
    P.O. Box 25286
    Denver Federal Center
    Denver, CO
    USA

    (303) 202-4200 (voice)
    (303) 202-4695 (FAX)
    infoservices@usgs.gov
  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set? U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report Series 2007-1089
  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?
    This database has been approved for release and publication by the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Although this database has been subjected to some review and is substantially complete, the USGS reserves the right to revise the data pursuant to further analysis and review. Furthermore, it is released on condition that neither the USGS nor the United States Government may be held liable for any damages resulting from its authorized or unauthorized use. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
  4. How can I download or order the data?

Who wrote the metadata?

Dates:
Last modified: 23-Feb-2015
Metadata author:
Peter N Schweitzer
USGS Midwest Area
Collection manager, USGS Geoscience Data Clearinghouse, http://geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/
Mail Stop 954
12201 Sunrise Valley Dr
Reston, VA
USA

703-648-6533 (voice)
703-648-6252 (FAX)
pschweitzer@usgs.gov
Metadata standard:
Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)

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