geoscience

Interactive map of the geology of Michigan

The Michigan Geological Survey's GIS website hosts interactive maps of the surface and bedrock geology of Michigan.

The geological maps can be overlain on street, topographic or aerial photographic maps. The GIS data used to create these maps can be purchased on the website for further use and analysis.

Click here to access the MGS interactive geologic map of Michigan.

Source: Michigan Geological Survey

Map of the surface geology of Hawaii

The United States Geological Survey's (USGS) geologic map of the state of Hawai'i provides a series of printable color maps of the surface geology for each island in the state of Hawai'i. Users can also download metadata for the maps, GIS database files, and spreadsheets of geochemical and radiometric age data for different lava flows. 

Click here to access the USGS geologic map of Hawai'i.

Source: U.S. Geological Survey

Interactive map of the geology of Georgia

The United States Geological Survey's (USGS) online interactive map tool provides access to a visual GIS database of geological data from Georgia, including access to publications and the ability to download GIS data.

The interactive map allows users to view surface geology and click anywhere on the map to access scientific data and source publications.

Click here to access the USGS interactive geologic map of Georgia

Source: U.S. Geological Survey

Map of Surficial Aquifer Potential in Connecticut

The Connecticut Geological Survey's (CGS) map of surficial aquifer potential shows the areas with high potential for groundwater supply based on the thickness of coarse-grained deposits. Colors on the map indicate the thickness of coarse-grained deposits and the thickness of fine-grained deposits where they occur over coarse-grained sediments.

Click here to access the CGS's map of surficial aquifer potential in Connecticut. 

Interactive map of the United States' geology and natural resources

The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Mineral Resources Program's interactive Geologic Map of U.S. States provides a large amount of information on geology, natural resources, and environmental data for every U.S. state, including:

  • Surface and bedrock geology
  • Mineral resources
  • Geochemical and geophysical data
  • Water monitoring sites
  • Partial soil and land use data

All of the maps are also available as Google Earth files that can be downloaded and used on personal computers and mobile devices.

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