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Nevada geologic map data

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

nvgeol.kml (Uncompressed, 22.0M)

nvgeol.kmz (Compressed, 6.6M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

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

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

Download

Content Download Format
Geological attributes NVcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units NVgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults NVfaults_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

Stewart, J.H., and Carlson, J.E., 1978, Geologic Map of Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey and Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 1:500,000 (not part of any formal series, printed and distributed by the U.S. Geological Survey, G75163, reprinted, 1981, G81386).

Related topics

Geologic units in Nevada