Geologic map and map database of the Oakland metropolitan area, Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Francisco Counties, California
Entry ID: USGS_Map_MF-2342

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Summary
Abstract: This database and accompanying plot files depict the distribution of geologic
materials and structures at a regional (1:24,000) 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 new
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Description: USGS Open-File Report 94-622: Preliminary geologic map
emphasizing bedrock formations in Contra Costa County, California: A
digital database, by: R.W. Graymer, D.L. Jones, and E.E. Brabb.
Includes plotfiles for 2 sheets, scale 1:75,000, database description
pamphlet, 10 pp, geologic description and interpretation pamphlet, 20
pp. This preliminary report is superceded by USGS MF2342 in the study
area.
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Caption:  Graphic of the geologic map
Description:  A JPEG representation of the geologic map, map key, index
maps, and cross-sections at a scale of 1:50,000. 660
kilobytes.

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 38.0   S: 37.6   E: -122.0   W: -122.4

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Graymer, R.W.
Dataset Title: Geologic map and map database of the Oakland metropolitan area, Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Francisco Counties, California
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: Menlo Park, CA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: geologic map
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/mf/2000/2342/
Platform
MAPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Uses of this digital geologic map should not violate the spatial
resolution of the data. Although the digital form of the data removes
the constraint imposed by the scale of a paper map, the detail and
accuracy inherent in map scale are also present in the digital data.
The fact that this database was edited for a scale of 1:24,000 means
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Originating Center
Data Center
Publications-Western Region,Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/
Dataset ID: USGS Miscellaneous Field Studies Report MF-2342

Data Center Personnel
Name: CAROLYN A. DONLIN
Phone: 650-329-5015
Fax: 650-329-5119
Email: cdonlin at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Geology Division
345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Size: 28 MB
Distribution Format: PostScript plotfile package, mf2342a.tgz
Fees: No fees for digital forms of the report.
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Contact Address:
Western Region Mapping Group
U.S. Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Rd., M/S 975
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Graymer, R.W., Jones, D.L., and Brabb, E.E., 1994, Preliminary geologic map
emphasizing bedrock formations in Contra Costa County, California: a digital
database: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-622,
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1994/of94-622/
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-09-10
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