Maps, Aerial Photographs & Satellite Images
The Library has the following two geologic series from the Bureau of Economic Geology (University of Texas at Austin) available in paper in the Texas Documents Collection:
- Geologic Atlas of Texas (Texas Documents: Z UA220.7 G292a, alphabetical by sheet name)
- Texas Geologic Quadrangle maps (Texas Documents: Z UA220.7 G292q, by sheet number)
Ask USGS. USGS Maps, Online Edition
“Discover a small sample of the millions of maps produced by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in its mission to map the Nation and survey its resources. This booklet gives a brief overview of the types of maps sold and distributed by the USGS through its Earth Science Information Centers (ESIC) and also available from business partners located in most States. The USGS provides a wide variety of maps, from topographic maps showing the geographic relief and thematic maps displaying the geology and water resources of the United States, to special studies of the moon and planets.”
Geologic Maps of the U.S. States
From About.com, Geology, comes “[T]he first and only complete set of state geologic maps on the Web.” The site includes a 3-page article “Starting on the Ground: Reading Geologic Maps” and “Geologic Map Color Standards” (from the USGS).
National Geologic Map Database (USGS)
Geoscience resource for maps and related data about geology, hazards, earth resources, geophysics, geochemistry, geochronology, paleontology, and marine geology.
Government Documents Home | Maps Home
Updated: April 2017, Kimberly Wirth, Coordinator of Information Literacy/Research Librarian