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USGS Launches Geologic Map Viewer

Drew Decker from the USGS passed information about the launch of the National Geologic Map Database new web MapView (http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/maps/MapView/)

 

As part of Earth Science Week, the AGI, AASG, and USGS collaborated to include geologic map information and activities in the 16,000 Earth Science week teacher packets.  Go here to learn more: 

http://www.earthsciweek.org/geologicmap/.   USGS news release:  http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3400.

Also, in concert with Geologic Map Day, today is the launch of the National Geologic Map Database new web MapView (http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/maps/MapView/)  

The MapView provides a mosaicked view of published geologic maps of the western half of the Nation, with addition of the remaining States expected in 2013.  

 

News Release here:  http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3428&from=rss_home.  


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