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Minnesota geologic map data

A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Minnesota, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states.
Geology of Minnesota
[Legend for lithology colors]
View:
Show in a web browser window:
http://mrdata.usgs.gov/sgmc/mn.html
Show in Google Earth or download KML:
Show in your GIS using OGC WMS:
http://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/mn?service=WMS&version=1.1.1&request=GetCapabilities& [Instructions]
Download:
Geological attributes: MNcsv.zip CSV format
Geologic units: MNgeol_dd.zip Shapefile, polygon
Faults: MNfaults_dd.zip Shapefile, arcs
Colors for lithology: lith6_2.style ArcMap Style [Instructions]
Metadata:
[Outline] - [Questions & Answers] - [Plain text]
Legend indicating the meaning of colors on the interactive map
Publication:
USGS Open-File Report 2004-1355
Integrated geologic map databases for the United States; the upper midwest states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1355/
Methodology:
Detailed report of data standardization procedures
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1355/documents/CONUSdocumentationMW.pdf
GIS style files:
Methods used to create several styles for lithology or geologic time
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1314/
Sources:

Morey, G.B., and Meints, Joyce, 2000, Geologic map of Minnesota - Bedrock Geology: Minnesota Geological Survey, State Map Series, S-20, 3rd edition, scale 1:1,000,000. available online at: http://www.geo.umn.edu/mgs/currentpubs.htm

Geologic units in Minnesota


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