Geologic map of us. Map direct gallery click the images below to open the maps or select them from the drop down list. Earths formation occurred 46 billion years ago thats 4600000000 or 4600 million. South america began to split apart from africa 130 million years ago and separated from antarctica within the past 50 million years. Geologic mapping involves plotting the location and attitude of the various rock units faults and folds on a base map.
For much of its geologic history south america was part of a supercontinent comprised of many southern hemispheric land masses. Looking for gold information. Welcome to the kentucky geologic quadrangle image download center. The geological survey develops publishes and distributes information on south carolinas geology.
The california geological survey cgs provides scientific products and services about the states geology seismology and mineral resources including their related hazards that affect the health safety and business interests of the people. Use the map below to select your desired area of interest or click here for direct ftp access. The empire state organized geologic information system esogis is your complete resource for shallow well and deep well information in the state of new york. The 3d map responds to keyboard navigation keys as well as mouse wheel zooming and drag panning.
Understanding the depth of geologic time. California is the most geologically diverse and the second most seismically active state in the usa. Colorado geological survey providing service and science to the people of colorado. The colorado geological survey cgs is a state government agency within the colorado school of mines whose science driven mission is to.
Explore new yorks 42000 wells. You probably hear people use the number one million all the time but a million is really big.