Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data

Basement domain map of the conterminous US and Alaska

Seventy-seven major components of the North American continent were delineated at a general scale (1:5,000,000); including the general composition, geological environment, and types of primary metals endowments that can be expected in each domain.

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https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/ds898?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS&version=1.1.1
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ds898.zip (192k bytes zipped shapefile, expands to 312k bytes)
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Publication:
USGS Data Series 898
Basement domain map of the conterminous United States and Alaska
http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/0898/

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