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Maine geologic map data

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

megeol.kml (Uncompressed, 3.7M)

megeol.kmz (Compressed, 1.2M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

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

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

Download

Content Download Format
Geological attributes MEcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units MEgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults MEfaults_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

Digital bedrock data downloaded from Maine Office of GIS in September 2005 from http://apollo.ogis.state.me.us/catalog/catalog.asp?state=2&extent=cover#bedrock Bedrock units table (publication date 11/15/2002) downloaded from same site. Permission to redistribute these data granted by Dr. Robert Marvinney, State Geologist of Maine, in September 2006.

Related topics

Geologic units in Maine