Geology of the Conterminous United States at 1:2,500,000 Scale -- A Digital Representation of the 1974 P.B. King and H.M. Beikman Map
Entry ID: USGS-DDS-11

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Summary
Abstract: Conversion of the geologic map of the U.S. to a digital format was undertaken
to facilitate the presentation and analysis of earth-science data. Digital
maps can be displayed at any scale or projection, whereas a paper map has a
fixed scale and projection. However, the geology on this disc is not intended
to be used at any scale finer than 1:2,500,000.

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Caption:  Bedrock geologic map units of the conterminous United States
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: 24.0   E: -66.0   W: -162.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Schruben, Paul G.; Arndt, Raymond E.; Bawiec, Walter J.; King, Philip B.; Beikman, Helen M.
Dataset Title: Geology of the Conterminous United States at 1:2,500,000 Scale -- A Digital Representation of the 1974 P.B. King and H.M. Beikman Map
Dataset Release Date: 1994
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey, DOI
Data Presentation Form: Map
Other Citation Details: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds11/
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1000
Longitude Resolution: 1000
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Platform
MAPS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Digital Data Series, Publications Warehouse, Eastern Region, Publications, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/products/books/digital.html
Dataset ID: USGS DDS-11

Data Center Personnel
Name: JOHN M. WATSON
Phone: 703-648-6699
Fax: 703-648-6138
Email: jmwatson at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Eastern Publications Group
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192-0002
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: 17 Mb
Distribution Format: ARCE
Fees: http://www.usgs.gov/pubprod/
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (703) 648-6533
Fax: (703) 648-6252
Email: pschweitzer at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Mail Stop 954 National Center
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Publications/References
Citation_Information:
Originator: King, Philip B.
Originator: Beikman, Helen M.
Publication_Date: 1974
Title: Explanatory text to accompany the geologic map of the United States
Series_Information:
Series_Name: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper
Issue_Identification: 901
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Reston, VA
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-04-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-05-27
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