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Geologic map of the Rifle Falls quadrangle, Garfield County, Colorado
Entry ID: USGS_Map_MF-2341

Abstract: New 1:24,000-scale geologic map of the Rifle Falls 7.5' quadrangle, in support of the USGS Western Colorado I-70 Corridor Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, provides new interpretations of the stratigraphy, structure, and geologic hazards in the area of the southwest flank of the White River uplift.

Bedrock strata include the Upper Cretaceous Iles Formation through Ordovician and Cambrian ... View entire text

Purpose: This map was funded by the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program. The map is a product of the I-70 Urban Corridor Project. This corridor is experiencing rapid urban growth and geologic mapping is needed to aid in land development planning in order to address, avoid, or mitigate known and potential geologic hazards.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 39.75   S: 39.62   E: -107.62   W: -107.75

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Robert B. Scott; Ralph R. Shroba; Anne E. Egger
Dataset Title: Geologic map of the Rifle Falls quadrangle, Garfield County, Colorado
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Denver, Colorado
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: map
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-01-01
Stop Date: 1998-12-31
MAPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None.
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:
Dataset ID: USGS Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2341

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (303) 236-5486
Contact Address:
Denver Federal Center
Box 25046
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0046
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Size: 2.7 Mb
Distribution Format: ArcInfo
Fees: None
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Phone: 303-236-1230
Phone: 303-236-5345
Email: rbscott at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
MS 913, Box 25046 DFC
City: Lakewood
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0046
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23