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Tennessee geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Tennessee, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.
Geology of Tennessee
[Legend for lithology colors]
View:
Show in a web browser window:
https://mrdata.usgs.gov/geology/state/map.html
Show in Google Earth or download KML:
List geologic units by state or county
Show in your GIS using OGC WMS:
https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/tn?service=WMS&version=1.1.1&request=GetCapabilities& [Instructions]
Download:
Geological attributes: TNcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units: TNgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults: TNfaults_dd.zip Shapefile, arcs
Colors for lithology: lith6_2.style ArcMap Style [Instructions]
Metadata:
[Outline] - [Questions & Answers] - [Plain text]
Legend indicating the meaning of colors on the interactive map
Publication:
USGS Open-File Report 2005-1324
Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States : Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1324/
Methodology:
Detailed report of data standardization procedures
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1324/documents/CONUSdocumentation.pdf
GIS style files:
Methods used to create several styles for lithology or geologic time
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1314/
Sources:

Geology available at Tennesse Spatial Data Server which can be found at http://www.tngis.org/geology.html which links to a USGS Water Resources Division site: http://water.usgs.gov/lookup/getspatial?geo250k Tennessee Spatial Data Server site notes: Thanks goes to Jim Julian for researching this improved geology layer from the Tennessee Division of Geology. **Note** - The Tennessee Division of Geology does not endorse this coverage, stating this version is still incomplete and not fit for distribution.

Polygon edits made my C.L. Dicken based on paper source (TN002).

Geologic units in Tennessee

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