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General geologic map of the world

World geology compiled by the Geological Survey of Canada at approximately 1:35,000,000 scale, published there as Open File Report 2915.

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https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/worldgeol?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS&version=1.1.1
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Source of the database:
Geological Survey of Canada Open-File Report 2915d
Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases (published 1995)
Portion used here is specifically "Kirkham, R.V., Chorlton, L.B., and Carriere, J.J. (compilers), 1995, Generalized geology of the world", in the directory GENEOL of the downloaded data package.

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