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Thursday, 1 January 2015

Geological Maps of 2014

Geological Maps of 2014

One of the apsects of geology that I love are
geological maps. On the io9 web site there are a
number of articles about geological maps that are
spectacular for their content and beauty. One of
them is the new geological map of the Arctic.

New Geological Maps of the Arctic. Robbie Gonzalez,
io9, Dec. 11, 2014
http://io9.com/your-new-desktop-wallpaper-a-fetching-geological-map-o-1669591162

Harrison, J C; St-Onge, M R; Petrov, O V; Strelnikov, S I;
Lopatin, B G; Wilson, F H; Tella, S; Paul, D; Lynds, T;
Shokalsky, S P; Hults, C K; Bergman, S; Jepsen, H F; Solli, A
Geological map of the Arctic / Carte géologique de l'Arctique
2014, Geological Survey of Canada, "A" Series Map 2159A,
2011; 9 sheets; 1 DVD, doi:10.4095/287868
http://geoscan.nrcan.gc.ca/starweb/geoscan/servlet.starweb?path=geoscan/fulle.web&search1=R=287868
http://geoscan.nrcan.gc.ca/starweb/geoscan/servlet.starweb?path=geoscan/downloade.web&search1=R=287868
Accurate Yet, George Dvorsky, July, 15, 2014

Previous io9 articles mention a number of other geologic
maps, including maps of the Moon and Ganymede. They
include:

1. Lose Yourself in these Stunning Lunar Maps
Robbie Gonzalez, io9, March 1, 2014
http://io9.com/lose-yourself-in-these-stunning-lunar-maps-1534324756

Lunar Map Catalog
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/mapcatalog/

2. Your New Desktop Wallpaper: A Gorgeous Exploratory
Soil Map of Kenya, Robbie Gonzalez, io9, February 22, 2014
http://io9.com/your-new-desktop-wallpaper-a-gorgeous-exploratory-soil-1645225406

3. A Second Look at the First Geological Map of Ganymede
Robbie Gonzalez, io9, February 22, 2014
http://io9.com/a-second-look-at-the-first-geological-map-of-ganymede-1526438709
http://io9.com/behold-the-first-geological-map-of-ganymede-jupiters-1522360379

4. Beautiful astrogeological maps reveal the Moon's
mysterious far side, Robbie Gonzalez, io9, Dec. 09, 2014
http://io9.com/5866790/beautiful-astrogeological-map-reveal-the-moons-mysterious-far-side

5. These Insanely Detailed Maps Of Mars Are The Most
Accurate Yet, George Dvorsky, July 15, 2014
http://io9.com/these-insanely-detailed-maps-of-mars-are-the-most-accur-1605220377

Even more maps are at http://io9.com/tag/map

To mention a few out of many web pages, there are:

1. USGS maps at http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/ngmdb/ngmdb_home.html
and http://maps.ngmdb.us/dataviewer/

2. California Geological Maps at
http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/information/geologic_mapping/pages/index.aspx

and 3 Utah Geological Maps at http://geology.utah.gov/maps/geomap/

Finally, I found the below map interesting:

Most Common Language In Each US State—Besides
English And Spanish by Lauren Davis, io9,
http://io9.com/the-most-common-language-in-each-us-state-besides-engli-1575909143

Best wishes,

Paul H.