West Virginia geologic map data

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

wvgeol.kml (Uncompressed, 35.8M)

wvgeol.kmz (Compressed, 12.3M)

List geologic units by state or county

Show in your GIS using OGC web services:

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

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

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


Content Download Format
Geological attributes WVcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units WVgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults WVfaults_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



Digital version of 1968 printed map available from http://wvgis.wvu.edu/data/data.php with the specific data available from http://wvgis.wvu.edu/data/dataset.php?action=search&ID=43

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Geologic units in West Virginia