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geologic map

[¦jē·ə¦läj·ik ′map]
(geology)
A representation of the geologic surface or subsurface features by means of signs and symbols and with an indicated means of orientation; includes nature and distribution of rock units, and the occurrence of structural features, mineral deposits, and fossil localities.
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For a discussion on the components of a geologic map from the technical viewpoint see Johnson et al.
Washington, Mar 20 ( ANI ): Over 400 years after Galileo's discovery of Io, the innermost of Jupiter's largest moons, researchers have unveiled the first complete global geologic map of the Jovian satellite.
The updated 1996 bedrock geologic map of Mackinac County, based on 1,305 drill holes, revises the 1987 northern Michigan bedrock geology map (Reed and Daniels 1987), The revisions are consistent with the revised geologic map of Chippewa County (McCann et al, 1993).
A DIGITAL REGIONAL GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE NORTHERN ALABAMA PIEDMONT CONSTRUCTED WITH GIS.
For geologist Brian Tucholke, creating a new Geologic Map of North America was a 23-year adventure.
A set of powerful computer-assisted decision-support tools will be created by combining three-dimensional geologic map information with economic, demographic and other societal data, in a system that provides compelling graphic representations of the consequences of 'what-if' scenarios involving public-policy decisions," the report says.
Geofacets extracts geologic maps from trusted publications, making content easier to find and integrate with other data.
BGS also uses the Web site to host geologic maps for the UK's onshore and offshore earthquake location information and samples of ground stability hazard maps.
In particular, Molnar says the new findings contradict the established geologic maps of the area made by the Chinese.
Recently prepared global geologic maps based on the Viking data, says Greeley, still indicate that materials apparently of volcanic origin cover more than half the surface.
Other information about Yemen available from Geonex includes satellite maps, topographic maps, and geologic maps.
Local canyons and land along the Santa Clarita Valley's waterways are marked as hazardous on geologic maps released Friday that show areas prone to landslides or water-saturated ground failure in an earthquake.