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Idaho geologic map data

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

idgeol.kml (Uncompressed, 17.5M)

idgeol.kmz (Compressed, 5.6M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/id (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 IDcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units IDgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults IDfaults_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

Bond, J.G., Kauffman, J.D., Miller, D.A., and Venkatakrishnan, Ramesh, 1978, Geologic map of Idaho: Moscow, Idaho, Idaho Bureau of Mines and Geology, with contributions from U.S. Geological Survey, scale 1:500,000.

Related topics

Geologic units in Idaho