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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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We dont have a detailed geologic map for even one-third of the United States, yet it lays the foundation for minimizing risks from natural hazards and is the linchpin to reducing our nations dependence on foreign minerals, Murkowski said.
This study is using remote sensing to distinguish different geologic units and lithologies found in this area to update the geologic map of this region.
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.
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.
We produced (1) two three-dimensional maps showing bedrock topography, surface topography, and approximate placement of the Niagara Escarpment (Figures 2 and 3); (2) a new geologic map (Figure 4) showing bedrock structure and stratigraphy for comparison with Reed and Daniels's 1987 bedrock geologic map (Figure 5); and (3) a set of three cross sections showing bedrock stratigraphy, structure, and topography (Figures 6-8).
A DIGITAL REGIONAL GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE NORTHERN ALABAMA PIEDMONT CONSTRUCTED WITH GIS.
A geologic map of the Ruby/Poorman area will be released in the near future.
TopoView was created by the National Geologic Map Database project, in support of topographic mapping program managed by the National Geospatial Program.
By combining the distribution of weakened rocks with geologic maps that show the steepness of the terrain, they constructed a computer model of the mountain.
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.
VGS products are surficial and bedrock geologic maps, plus applied maps used by towns, government agencies and consultants to address issues such as: radioactivity in groundwater, groundwater recharge potential and to mitigate landslide and rockfall hazards.