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Massachusetts geologic map data

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

mageol.kml (Uncompressed, 22.4M)

mageol.kmz (Compressed, 7.6M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

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

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

Download

Content Download Format
Geological attributes MAcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units MAgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults MAfaults_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

Unpublished Digital Geologic Map of Massachusetts received from Rudi Hon at Boston College in 1998.

Related topics

Geologic units in Massachusetts