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Mississippi geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Mississippi, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.

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Show in Google Earth or other KML viewer:

msgeol.kml (Uncompressed, 2.5M)

msgeol.kmz (Compressed, 981k)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/ms (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 MScsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units MSgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults MSfaults_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

Moore, William Halsell, 1969, reprinted 1985, Geologic Map of Mississippi, Compiled by Bicker, A. R., Jr., a revision of the geologic map published by the MS Geological Survey in 1945 in cooperation with the USGS, revised from data submitted by Dr. E. E. Russell of MS State University from published reports of the MS Geological Survey and from field revisions, Mercury Maps Inc., Jackson, MS.

Water polygons that are generated when standard state base map is used.

Related topics

Geologic units in Mississippi