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New Mexico geologic map data

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

nmgeol.kml (Uncompressed, 31.6M)

nmgeol.kmz (Compressed, 10.9M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

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

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

Download

Content Download Format
Geological attributes NMcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units NMgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults NMfaults_dd.zip Shapefile, arcs
Dikes NMdikes_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

Green, G.N., and Jones, G.E., 1997, The Digital Geologic Map of New Mexico in ARC/INFO Format: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-0052, 9 p.; http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1992/ofr-92-0052.

Related topics

Geologic units in New Mexico