Geologic Map Day (Friday of Earth Science Week)

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North American crustal plates and earthquake epicenters

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  • Commemorative Days and Events

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United states Geological Survey (USGS), American Association of State Geologist (AASG), Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)

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Welcome to Geologic Map Day, a special event designed to promote awareness of geologic mapping and its vital importance to society. As an extension of the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program, Geologic Map Day focuses the attention of students, teachers, and the general public on the study, uses, and significance of geologic maps for education, science, business, and a variety of public policy concerns.

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