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Kansas geologic map data

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

ksgeol.kml (Uncompressed, 25.0M)

ksgeol.kmz (Compressed, 8.7M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

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

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

Download

Content Download Format
Geological attributes KScsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units KSgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
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

Ross, Jorgina A., 1992, A digital representation of the Geological map of Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey, Map M-23 scale 500,000, http://gisdasc.kgs.ku.edu/

Related topics

Geologic units in Kansas