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Georgia geologic map data

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

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Show in Google Earth or other KML viewer:

gageol.kml (Uncompressed, 19.1M)

gageol.kmz (Compressed, 6.8M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/ga (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 GAcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units GAgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults GAfaults_dd.zip Shapefile, arcs
Dikes GAdikes_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

Lawton, D.E., and others, 1976, Geologic Map of Georgia: Georgia Geological Survey, scale = 1:500,000.

1:500k GEOLOGY COVER: geology.zip available at Georgia GIS Data Clearinghouse http://gis1.state.ga.us/index.asp Do a theme search category "geology", keyword "geology" Data was indicated to be "free" therefore public domain Information available at site: Title: Geology Location: Georgia Scale: 1:500,000 File Format: ArcInfo Export File Projection: Lambert Conformal Conic Originator: Georgia Department of Natural Resources Index: Published: 1999 Updated: 10/9/2000 Abstract: Purpose: For more information about this dataset please visit the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Related topics

Geologic units in Georgia