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Vermont geologic map data

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

vtgeol.kml (Uncompressed, 4.0M)

vtgeol.kmz (Compressed, 1.3M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

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

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

Download

Content Download Format
Geological attributes VTcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units VTgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults VTfaults_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

Nicholson, S.W., Dicken, C.L., Horton, J.D., Foose, M.P., Mueller, J.A.L., and Hon, Rudi, 2006, Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1272.

Related topics

Geologic units in Vermont