Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States -Kodiak Islands, Alaska
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2005_1340

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Abstract: The 1:500,000-scale reconnaissance geologic map of the Kodiak Islands, Alaska
covers more than 4,800 square miles (12,500 square kilometers) of south central
Alaska. The Kodiak Islands are located on the west side of the Gulf of Alaska
and are one of the largest areas of exposure of flysch and melange of the
Chugach terrane of southern Alaska.

This data set is also a portion of a statewide geology database, which is being
compiled by the U.S. Geological Survey's National Surveys and Analysis (NSA)
project, whose goal is to compile geologic, geochemical, geophysical, and other

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Description: Access GIS data for the Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the
United States -Kodiak
Islands, Alaska.

Description: FGDC metadata on the Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the
United States: Digital data for the reconnaissance geologic map for the Kodiak
Islands, Alaska.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 59.0   S: 56.0   E: -151.5   W: -156.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Frederic H. Wilson, Keith A. Labay, Solmaz Mohadjer, and Nora Shew
Dataset Title: Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States -Kodiak Islands, Alaska
Dataset Series Name: Open File Report 2005-1340
Dataset Release Date: 2005
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Online Resource:
Use Constraints Acknowledgment of the U.S. Geological Survey would be appreciated in products
derived from these data.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Central Region, Publications, Geology Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 303-202-4200
Phone: 303-202-4210
Fax: 303-202-4188
Email: infoservices at
Contact Address:
USGS Information Services
Open-File Services Section
Box 25286
Federal Center
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0286
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: ArcInfo export files, shapefiles
Fees: No fees
Phone: 907-561-1181
Email: nshew at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Surcey
4200 University Drive
City: Anchorage
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99508-4667
Country: USA
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King, P.B., and Beikman, H.M., 1974a, Geologic map of the United States:
Reston, Va., U.S. Geological Survey, scale 1: 2,500,000.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-12-06
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