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Integrated geologic map databases for the United States; the upper midwest states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana

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Integrated geologic map databases for the United States; the upper midwest states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana; 2004; OFR; 2004-1355; Nicholson, Suzanne W.; Dicken, Connie L.; Foose, Michael P.; Mueller, Julie

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The growth in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has highlighted the need for regional and national digital geologic maps attributed with age and lithology information. Such maps can be conveniently used to generate derivative maps for purposes including mineral-resource assessment, metallogenic studies, tectonic studies, and environmental research. This Open-File Report is a preliminary version of part of a series of integrated state geologic map databases that cover the entire United States.The only national-scale digital geologic maps that portray most or all of the United States for the conterminous U.S. are the digital version of the King and Beikman (1974a, b) map at a scale of 1:2,500,000, as digitized by Schruben [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.3133/ofr20041355
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