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Database for the geologic map of the Mount Baker 30- by 60-minute quadrangle, Washington (I-2660)

Data Series 205

see also I-2660
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Abstract

This digital map database has been prepared by R.W. Tabor from the published Geologic map of the Mount Baker 30- by 60-Minute Quadrangle, Washington. Together with the accompanying text files as PDF, it provides information on the geologic structure and stratigraphy of the area covered. The database delineates map units that are identified by general age and lithology following the stratigraphic nomenclature of the U.S. Geological Survey. The authors mapped most of the geology at 1:100,000. The Quaternary contacts and structural data have been much simplified for the 1:100,000-scale map and database. The spatial resolution (scale) of the database is 1:100,000 or smaller. This database depicts the distribution of geologic materials and structures at a regional (1:100,000) scale. The report is intended to provide geologic information for the regional study of materials properties, earthquake shaking, landslide potential, mineral hazards, seismic velocity, and earthquake faults. In addition, the report contains information and interpretations about the regional geologic history and framework. However, the regional scale of this report does not provide sufficient detail for site development purposes.

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Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Database for the geologic map of the Mount Baker 30- by 60-minute quadrangle, Washington (I-2660)
Series title:
Data Series
Series number:
205
Edition:
Version 1.0
Year Published:
2006
Language:
ENGLISH
Contributing office(s):
Western Earth Surface Processes
Description:
2 map sheets, 48 x 41 in.; pamphlet, 74 p.
Number of Pages:
74
Scale:
100000
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y