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Arizona geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Arizona, 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:

azgeol.kml (Uncompressed, 14.1M)

azgeol.kmz (Compressed, 4.9M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

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

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

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Content Download Format
Geological attributes AZcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units AZgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults AZfaults_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

Richard, S. M., Reynolds, S.J., Spencer, J. E., and Pearthree, P. A., 2000, Geologic Map of Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Map 35, 1 sheet, scale 1:1,000,000.

Related topics

Geologic units in Arizona