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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Notably, he completed the first geologic map of the eastern United States in 1809, published in the Transactions of the American Philosophical Society (Maclure 1809; Merrill 1924, p.
For this edition new contributors have retraced Alt and Hyndman's routes for the original, taking photographs in the same places where possible, adding GPS coordinates for most photographs so readers can find the place--either on the computer or in the flesh--and created new color maps using the digital data from the 2010 Geologic Map of California.
6 A long-awaited digital geologic map of Alaska has been released, made from a 'treasure trove' of geological information.
The base map for this geologic map is a mosaic of 12 images obtained by the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) at a resolution of 1,280 feet (about 390 meters) per pixel.
A detailed geologic map, a compilation of data from 11 papers in the December issue of Icarus, shows features large and small revealed by NASA's Dawn spacecraft during its 14-month-long survey of Vesta in 2011-12.
Armed with a geologic map and a compass, Irorita shows a tour group the old mines that can be seen from the view.
Geologic map of the east part of the San Francisco volcanic field, north-central Arizona.
Included with the text is a fold-out color plate offering a bedrock geologic map of part of the Silcott Quadrangle and part of the Clarkston Quadrangle, Clarkston, Washington.
A larger geologic map of all three vineyards can be found in the online edition of this issue at wincsandvines.com.
Six more pages offer a summary of the local geology and illustrated accounts of the methods used in modern mining and ore-processing; especially interesting here is a geologic map of the orebody and its neighborhood, with overlain numbers showing where notable mineral-specimen finds have been made.