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Virginia geologic map data

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

vageol.kml (Uncompressed, 14.6M)

vageol.kmz (Compressed, 5.1M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/va (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 VAcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units VAgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults VAfaults_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

Digital Representation of the 1993 Geologic Map of Virginia", 2003, CD ROM (ISO-9660) contains image file, expanded explanation in pdf, and ESRI shapefiles, viewing software not included. This is a digital version of "Geologic Map of Virginia" published in 1993. Available from: https://www.dmme.virginia.gov/commerce/

Related topics

Geologic units in Virginia