GIS Lookup: Detailed Data Layer Listing

Data Layer GraphicTitle: "National Atlas: Geology Data" (Dates Vary)
 
Description: The National Atlas provides hundreds of Geospatial data layers for download or online mapping. Most of the layers are produced by US Federal agencies, and are public domain, with no restrictions on use or sharing.

As of January, 2010, within the Geology category, the following layer(s) are listed:

  • Coal Fields
  • Continental Divide
  • Earthquakes, 1568-2004
  • Geologic Map - Conterminous United States
  • Geologic Map - Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Karst, Engineering Aspects
  • Landslide Incidence and Susceptibility
  • Landslides - Costly Events
  • Landslides - Costly Regional Events
  • Magnetic Field - Declination Component
  • Magnetic Field - Declination Secular Variation Component
  • Magnetic Field - Horizontal Intensity
  • Magnetic Field - Horizontal Intensity Secular Variation
  • Magnetic Field - Inclination Component
  • Magnetic Field - Inclination Component Secular Variation
  • Magnetic Field - Total Field Intensity
  • Magnetic Field - Total Field Intensity Secular Variation
  • Magnetic Field - Vertical Intensity
  • Magnetic Field - Vertical Intensity Secular Variation
  • Mineral Operations - Agricultural
  • Mineral Operations - Construction
  • Mineral Operations - Ferrous Metal Mines
  • Mineral Operations - Ferrous Metal Processing Plants
  • Mineral Operations - Miscellaneous Industrial
  • Mineral Operations - Nonferrous Metal Mines
  • Mineral Operations - Nonferrous Metal Processing Plants
  • Mineral Operations - Refractory, Abrasive and Other Industrial Minerals
  • Mineral Operations - Sand and Gravel
  • Mineral Operations - Stone, Crushed
  • North American Atlas - Bathymetry
  • Ocean Depth - Bathymetry
  • Quaternary Faults
  • Satellite View - Alaska
  • Satellite View - Conterminous United States
  • Satellite View - Hawaii
  • Satellite View with Shaded Relief - Alaska
  • Satellite View with Shaded Relief - Conterminous United States
  • Satellite View with Shaded Relief - Hawaii
  • Seismic Hazard
  • Shaded Relief Land - Color - 1 Kilometer Resolution
  • Shaded Relief Land - Color - Conterminous United States 200 Meter Resolution
  • Shaded Relief Land - Color - Conterminous United States 200 Meter Resolution Albers Projection
  • Shaded Relief Land - Color - Alaska 200 Meter Resolution
  • Shaded Relief Land - Color - Alaska 200 Meter Resolution Albers Projection
  • Shaded Relief Land - Color - Hawaii 200 Meter Resolution
  • Shaded Relief Land - Color - Hawaii 200 Meter Resolution Albers Projection
  • Shaded Relief Land - Color - Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands 200 Meter Resolution
  • Shaded Relief Land - Color - Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands 200 Meter Resolution Albers Projection
  • Shaded Relief Land - Gray - North America 1 Kilometer Resolution
  • Shaded Relief Land - Gray - Conterminous United States 200 Meter Resolution
  • Shaded Relief Land - Gray - Conterminous United States 200 Meter Resolution Albers Projection
  • Shaded Relief Land - Gray - Alaska 200 Meter Resolution
  • Shaded Relief Land - Gray - Alaska 200 Meter Resolution Albers Projection
  • Shaded Relief Land - Gray - Hawaii 200 Meter Resolution
  • Shaded Relief Land - Gray - Hawaii 200 Meter Resolution Albers Projection
  • Shaded Relief Land - Gray - Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands 200 Meter Resolution
  • Shaded Relief Land - Gray - Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands 200 Meter Resolution Albers Projection
  • Shaded Relief Land and Ocean
  • Shaded Relief Ocean
  • Surficial Deposits and Materials
  • Volcanoes

For the most up to date version of these data, go to National Atlas Map Layers to read the full data descriptions and download the compressed data files.

Also, see NCSU Libraries Guide to National Atlas Data for information about other National Atlas data categories, older archived data versions, and file de-compression.


 
Keywords and Themes: Bathymetry, Coal, Continental Divide, Earthquakes, Geologic Maps, Geology, Karst, Landslides, Magnetic Fields, Mines and Mineral Resources, National Atlas, Ocean Floor, Quaternary Faults, Satellite Imagery, Seismic Events, Shaded Relief, Surficial Deposits and Materials, Volcanoes
 
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Mapped Drive Folder: /natatlas/
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Feature Type: Varies
Coordinate System: Geographic Coordinates
Datum: NAD 83Map Units: Decimal Degrees

Spatial Extent: United States
Source Scale: Varies

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Collection Name: National Atlas
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Distribution Restrictions: PUBLIC DOMAIN

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Record ID: 3355_NatlAtl