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Michigan geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Michigan, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.
Geology of Michigan
[Legend for lithology colors]
View:
Show in a web browser window:
http://mrdata.usgs.gov/sgmc/mi.html
Show in Google Earth or download KML:
Show in your GIS using OGC WMS:
http://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/mi?service=WMS&version=1.1.1&request=GetCapabilities& [Instructions]
Download:
Geological attributes: MIcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units: MIgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults: MIfaults_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 2004-1355
Integrated geologic map databases for the United States; the upper midwest states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1355/
Methodology:
Detailed report of data standardization procedures
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1355/documents/CONUSdocumentationMW.pdf
GIS style files:
Methods used to create several styles for lithology or geologic time
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1314/
Sources:

Milstein, Randall L. (compiler), 1987, Bedrock geology of southern Michigan: Geological Survey Division, Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources, scale= 1:500,000

Reed, Robert C., and Daniels, Jennifer (compilers), 1987, Bedrock geology of northern Michigan: Geological Survey Division, Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources, scale= 1:500,000

Sims, P.K., 1992, Geologic map of Precambrian rocks, southern Lake Superior region, Wisconsin and northern Michigan: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map I-2185, scale= 1:500,000

Cannon, W.F., Kress, T.H., Sutphin, D.M., Morey, G.B., Meints, Joyce, and Barber-Delach, Robert, 1997, Digital Geologic Map and mineral deposits of the Lake Superior Region, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan: USGS Open-File Report 97-455 (version 3, Nov. 1999), on-line only

Geologic units in Michigan

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