Washington geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Washington, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.


Show in a web browser window:

Show in Google Earth or other KML viewer:

wageol.kml (Uncompressed, 11.4M)

wageol.kmz (Compressed, 3.9M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

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

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


Content Download Format
Geological attributes WAcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units WAgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults WAfaults_dd.zip Shapefile, arcs
Colors for lithology lith6_2.style ArcMap Style [Instructions]



Outline - Questions & Answers - Plain text - XML
Legend indicating the meaning of colors on the interactive map



Huntting, M. T., Bennett, W. A. G., Livingston, V. E. Jr., Moen, W. S., 1961, Geologic Map of Washington: Washington Division of Mines and Geology, scale 1:500,000.

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Geologic units in Washington