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Database of the Geology and Thermal Activity of Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

Data Series 324

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Abstract

This dataset contains contacts, geologic units and map boundaries from Plate 1 of USGS Professional Paper 1456, 'The Geology and Remarkable Thermal Activity of Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.' The features are contained in the Annotation, basins_poly, contours, geology_arc, geology_poly, point_features, and stream_arc feature classes as well as a table of geologic units and their descriptions. This dataset was constructed to produce a digital geologic map as a basis for studying hydrothermal processes in Norris Geyser Basin. The original map does not contain registration tic marks. To create the geodatabase, the original scanned map was georegistered to USGS aerial photographs of the Norris Junction quadrangle collected in 1994. Manmade objects, i.e. roads, parking lots, and the visitor center, along with stream junctions and other hydrographic features, were used for registration.

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Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Database of the Geology and Thermal Activity of Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park
Series title:
Data Series
Series number:
324
Edition:
Version 1.0
Year Published:
2008
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
Volcano Hazards Program
Description:
ReadMe; Metadata; Data Files; Plate from PP 1456
Time Range Start:
1969-01-01
Time Range End:
1982-12-31
Projection:
Universal Transverse Mercator
Scale:
2400
Online Only (Y/N):
Y
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y