USGS - science for a changing world

Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data

Mineral Resources > Online Spatial Data > Geology > by state

Mississippi geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Mississippi, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.
Geology of Mississippi
[Legend for lithology colors]
View:
Show in a web browser window:
http://mrdata.usgs.gov/sgmc/ms.html
Show in Google Earth or download KML:
Show in your GIS using OGC WMS:
http://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/ms?service=WMS&version=1.1.1&request=GetCapabilities& [Instructions]
Download:
Geological attributes: MScsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units: MSgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults: MSfaults_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 2005-1323
Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States : Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1323/
Methodology:
Detailed report of data standardization procedures
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1323/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:

Moore, William Halsell, 1969, reprinted 1985, Geologic Map of Mississippi, Compiled by Bicker, A. R., Jr., a revision of the geologic map published by the MS Geological Survey in 1945 in cooperation with the USGS, revised from data submitted by Dr. E. E. Russell of MS State University from published reports of the MS Geological Survey and from field revisions, Mercury Maps Inc., Jackson, MS.

Water polygons that are generated when standard state base map is used.

Geologic units in Mississippi


Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logo USA.gov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://mrdata.usgs.gov/geology/state/state.php?state=MS
Page Contact Information: pschweitzer@usgs.gov
Page Last modified: 11:45 on 05-Apr-2013