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Colorado geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Colorado, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.
Geology of Colorado
[Legend for lithology colors]
View:
Show in a web browser window:
http://mrdata.usgs.gov/sgmc/co.html
Show in Google Earth or download KML:
Show in your GIS using OGC WMS:
http://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/co?service=WMS&version=1.1.1&request=GetCapabilities& [Instructions]
Download:
Geological attributes: COcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units: COgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults: COfaults_dd.zip Shapefile, arcs
Dikes: COdikes_dd.zip Shapefile, arcs
Colors for lithology: lith6_2.style ArcMap Style [Instructions]
Metadata:
[Outline] - [Questions & Answers] - [Plain text]
Legend indicating the meaning of colors on the interactive map
Publication:
USGS Open-File Report 2005-1351
Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Central states: Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1351/
Methodology:
Detailed report of data standardization procedures
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1351/documents/CONUSDocumentation.pdf
GIS style files:
Methods used to create several styles for lithology or geologic time
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1314/
Sources:

Green, G.N., 1992, The Digital Geologic Map of Colorado in ARC/INFO Format: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-0507, 9 p.; http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1992/ofr-92-0507/ .

Geologic units in Colorado


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