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North Dakota geologic map data

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

ndgeol.kml (Uncompressed, 10.6M)

ndgeol.kmz (Compressed, 3.6M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

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

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

Download

Content Download Format
Geological attributes NDcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units NDgeol_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

Clayton, Lee, 1980, Geologic Map of North Dakota: U. S. Geological Survey, Scale 1:500K.

Personal communication, William Heran, 6 October 2005.

Related topics

Geologic units in North Dakota