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Geologic Map Index of Alaska


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DGGS Staff, 2013, Geologic Map Index of Alaska: State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys,


The Geologic Map Index of Alaska (Map Index) is an online, interactive web mapping application that provides access to an actively growing geographic index of geology-related maps of Alaska and adjacent areas. This online research tool provides the locations and outlines of most DGGS and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologic and geophysical maps of Alaska in a single, interactive web map. It allows searches of the map database by geographic area of interest, keywords, themes, publishing agency, dates, and other criteria. The search results provide links to DGGS's comprehensive, multi-agency publications database, where users may view and download publications for free. No other geographic index of Alaska geologic maps exists at this [...]


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The Map Index interactive web mapping application will make it easier for anyone with Internet access to find the geologic maps they need to perform research, make informed resource- and land-management decisions, and better understand the geology across the state. This project was initiated and originally funded through the federal Minerals Data and Information Rescue in Alaska (MDIRA) program and continues to be supported by State of Alaska general funds.

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