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Indiana geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Indiana, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.
Geology of Indiana
[Legend for lithology colors]
View:
Show in a web browser window:
https://mrdata.usgs.gov/geology/state/map.html
Show in Google Earth or download KML:
List geologic units by state or county
Show in your GIS using OGC WMS:
https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/in?service=WMS&version=1.1.1&request=GetCapabilities& [Instructions]
Download:
Geological attributes: INcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units: INgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults: INfaults_dd.zip Shapefile, arcs
Colors for lithology: lith6_2.style ArcMap Style [Instructions]
Metadata:
[Outline] - [Questions & Answers] - [Plain text]
Legend indicating the meaning of colors on the interactive map
Publication:
USGS Open-File Report 2004-1355
Integrated geologic map databases for the United States; the upper midwest states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1355/
Methodology:
Detailed report of data standardization procedures
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1355/documents/CONUSdocumentationMW.pdf
GIS style files:
Methods used to create several styles for lithology or geologic time
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1314/
Sources:

Gray, Henry H., Ault, Curtis, H., and Keller, Stanley, J., 1987, Bedrock geologic map of Indiana: Dept. of Natural Resources, Indiana Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Map 48, scale = 1:500,000

[BEDROCK_GEOL_MM48_IN: Bedrock Geology of Indiana (Indiana Geological Survey, 1:500,000, Polygon Shapefile)] which can be found at http://igs.indiana.edu/arcims/statewide/download.html

Geologic units in Indiana

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