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New York geologic map data

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

nygeol.kml (Uncompressed, 19.7M)

nygeol.kmz (Compressed, 7.0M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

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

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

Download

Content Download Format
Geological attributes NYcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units NYgeol_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

NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey, NYS Museum Technology Center, 1999, 1:250,000 Bedrock geology of NYS, data is distributed in ARC/INFOr EXPORT format (with ".e00" extension) in 5 seperate files based on printed map sheets, http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/gis.html.

Related topics

Geologic units in New York