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Texas geologic map data

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

txgeol.kml (Uncompressed, 104.7M)

txgeol.kmz (Compressed, 36.1M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/tx (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 TXcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units TXgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults TXfaults_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

Stoeser, D.B., Shock, Nancy, Green, G.N., Dumonceaux, G. M., and Heran, W.D., in press, A Digital Geologic Map Database for the State of Texas: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series.

Bureau of Economic Geology, 1992, Geologic Map of Texas: University of Texas at Austin, Virgil E. Barnes, project supervisor, Hartmann, B.M. and Scranton, D.F., cartography, scale 1:500,000

Related topics

Geologic units in Texas