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Prospect- and mine-related features on USGS topographic maps

Symbols indicating mining-related features digitized from historical USGS topographic maps in the western part of the conterminous US. Includes prospect pits, mine shafts and adits, quarries, open-pit mines, tailings piles and ponds, gravel and borrow pits, and other features.

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State Points Polygons KML Shapefile Size
Arizona 43,7421,903usmin-AZ.kmzusmin-AZ.zip2.3M bytes
California 61,3447,629usmin-CA.kmzusmin-CA.zip7.3M bytes
Colorado 43,2442,506usmin-CO.kmzusmin-CO.zip2.3M bytes
Idaho 16,6361,213usmin-ID.kmzusmin-ID.zip1.3M bytes
Kansas 4,7923,201usmin-KS.kmzusmin-KS.zip2.1M bytes
Montana 22,3331,945usmin-MT.kmzusmin-MT.zip1.9M bytes
North Dakota 4,4401,293usmin-ND.kmzusmin-ND.zip752k bytes
Nebraska 1,775 659usmin-NE.kmzusmin-NE.zip481k bytes
New Mexico 18,7082,598usmin-NM.kmzusmin-NM.zip2.1M bytes
Nevada 121,1832,729usmin-NV.kmzusmin-NV.zip4.3M bytes
Oklahoma 4,4351,944usmin-OK.kmzusmin-OK.zip1.5M bytes
Oregon 14,7752,060usmin-OR.kmzusmin-OR.zip1.7M bytes
South Dakota 4,2041,614usmin-SD.kmzusmin-SD.zip932k bytes
Texas 3,4921,462usmin-TX.kmzusmin-TX.zip874k bytes
Utah 18,4601,587usmin-UT.kmzusmin-UT.zip1.6M bytes
Washington 11,0092,051usmin-WA.kmzusmin-WA.zip1.4M bytes
Wyoming 7,6861,912usmin-WY.kmzusmin-WY.zip1.7M bytes
All usmin.kmz35M bytes
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USMIN_TopoMineSymbols_Geodatabase.zip File geodatabase, 20M bytes
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Data source:
USGS data release F7JD4TWT
Prospect- and Mine-Related Features from U.S. Geological Survey 7.5- and 15-Minute Topographic Quadrangle Maps of the Western United States
http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7JD4TWT

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