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Pennsylvania geologic map data

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

pageol.kml (Uncompressed, 89.3M)

pageol.kmz (Compressed, 30.4M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/pa (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 PAcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units PAgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults PAfaults_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

Berg, T. M., Edmunds, W. E., Geyer, A. R., and others, compilers, 1980, Geologic map of Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Map 1, 2nd ed., 3 sheets, scale 1:250,000.

Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, 2001, Bedrock Geology of Pennsylvania, edition: 1.0, digital map. Retrieved from internet 9-30-2004; <http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/topogeo/map1/bedmap.aspx> DL Data: pageoexp.zip

Related topics

Geologic units in Pennsylvania