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Alabama geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Alabama, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Show in a web browser window:

Show in Google Earth or other KML viewer:

algeol.kml (Uncompressed, 51.0M)

algeol.kmz (Compressed, 17.2M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/al (WMS, version 1.3.0)

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/al (WFS, version 1.1.0)

Use lithology_symbology.lyr ArcGIS layer file to symbolize lithology when using WFS

Download

Content Download Format
Geological attributes ALcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units ALgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults ALfaults_dd.zip Shapefile, arcs
Colors for lithology lith6_2.style ArcMap Style [Instructions]

Documentation

Metadata:

Outline - Questions & Answers - Plain text - XML
Legend indicating the meaning of colors on the interactive map

Publication

Sources

Szabo, M. W., Osborne, E. W., Copeland, C. W. Jr., Neathery; T. L., 1988, Geologic Map of Alabama, Geological Survey of Alabama Special Map 220, scale 1:250,000.

Related topics

Geologic units in Alabama