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WHAT IS A GEOLOGIC MAP?

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Selected References

Bernknopf, R. L., et al., 1993
Societal Value of Geologic Maps, USGS Circular 1111.

Bhagwat, S. B. and Ipe, V. C., 2000
Economic Benefits of Detailed Geologic Mapping to Kentucky, Illinois State Geol. Surv. Special Report.

Compton, R. R., 1985
Geology in the Field, Wiley, New York.

Soller, D. R., 2002
Digital Mapping Techniques '02-Workshop Proceedings, USGS Open-file Report. 02-370.

Varnes, D. J., 1974
The Logic of Geological Maps, with Reference to Their Interpretation and Use for Engineering Purposes, USGS Professional Paper 837.

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The Value of Geologic Mapping:
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