Geology feature dataset for Maine
Feature class Description Publication Date
aquifer_contacts Contacts of significant aquifers (glacial deposits that are a significant ground water resource) for Maine mapped at 1:24,000 from Department of Conservation, ME Geological Survey. See metadata in ArcCatalog. Downloaded from MEGIS 9/2010. 10/2011
aquifer_polygons Polygons of significant aquifers (glacial deposits that are a significant ground water resource) for Maine mapped at 1:24,000 from Department of Conservation, ME Geological Survey. See metadata in ArcCatalog. Downloaded from MEGIS 9/2010. 10/2011
bedrock Bedrock geology units and major faults at 1:500,000 scale; arc and polygon layers. Developed by Maine Geologic Survey from the "Bedrock Geologic Map of Maine, Osberg, Hussey and Boone 1985." See metadata in ArcCatalog. Downloaded from MEGIS 9/2010. 1995
coastal_bluff_hazards Line data describing shoreline type and relative stability of bluffs along some sections of Maine coast. Mapped at 1:24,000 scale by Maine Geologic Survey. See metadata in ArcCatalog. Downloaded from MEGIS 9/2010. 2/2009
flood_zones Basis for floodplain management, mitigation, and insurance activities for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); available for Oxford and Kennebec counties. 4/2012
seismic_lines Line data describing the results of 1-channel and 12-channel seismic refraction studies mapped at a scale of 1:24,000, from the Maine Geological Survey. The results include the depth to the water and depth to the bedrock. Please refer to the metadata in ArcCatalog for complete information. 10/2011
statsgo NRCS statewide soils (State Soil Geographic Data Base). (1:250,000) See metadata in ArcCatalog. 1994
surf Statewide surficial geology map at 1:250,000 scale. Developed from Regional Surficial Geology maps published in 1987. See metadata in ArcCatalog. Downloaded from MEGIS 9/2010. 1991
surficial_materials_points Point data describing textures of surficial sediment sample points, independent of interpretations regarding their origin mapped at a scale of 1:24,000. See metadata in ArcCatalog. 10/2011

 


Last updated: August 29, 2012