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New Jersey geologic map data

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

njgeol.kml (Uncompressed, 11.1M)

njgeol.kmz (Compressed, 3.8M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/nj (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 NJcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units NJgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults NJfaults_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

Dalton, R. F., Herman, G. C., Monteverde, D. H., Pristas, R. S., Sugarman, P. J., Volkert, R. A., 1999, New Jersey Department Of Environmental Protection, Bedrock Geology and Topographic Base Maps of New Jersey: New Jersey Geological Survey CD Series CD 00-1; ARC/INFO (v. 7.1) export file: geology.e00, scale 1:100,000, unit description files: cslegend.pdf and nlegend.pdf, metadata: metast.pdf.

Related topics

Geologic units in New Jersey