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Collection of Geothermal Resources of Nevada from Nevada


Website of various Nevada geothermal resource information, which contains 227 geothermal site descriptions and related digital maps, photographs, and information sources. Geothermal Resources of Nevada Two NBMG geologists spend part of their time keeping up this database. Aside from the list of 227 geothermal sites which are linked to site descriptions and maps, the website also contains an interactive map based on NBMG Map 141, "Nevada Geothermal Resources," which shows locations of all significant occurrences of geothermal water in Nevada of which more than 300 are linked to site descriptions and/or databases accessed by mouse clicks; links to the files used to create the interactive map; a list linked to 82 large-scale maps for [...]

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This collection record was derived from a survey of State Geological Survey organizations conducted under the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Final Harvest from State Inventory on Fri Nov 12 14:48:01 CST 2010

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UniqueKey State Inventory P715

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Special analysis data (Special analysis data,
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Research (Research,
Reference (Reference,
Mineral Exploration (Mineral Exploration,
Oil & Gas Exploration (Oil & Gas Exploration,
Land Management (Land Management,
Hazard Mitigation (Hazard Mitigation,
Mineral Exploration (Mineral Exploration,
Engineering (Engineering,
Teaching (Teaching,
unitOther (Other,
usageTrendWe have no reliable data on annual usage but it probably is in the 100s if not the 1,000s. The long term trend in use is uncertain though it will likely increase as the State Legislature passed a law requiring 15% of power generated in Nevada must come from geothermal sources by 2013.
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