Discover a small sample of the millions of maps produced by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in its mission to map the Nation and survey its resources. This booklet gives a brief overview of the types of maps sold and distributed by the USGS through its Earth Science Information Centers (ESIC) and also available from business partners located in most States. The USGS provides a wide variety of maps, from topographic maps showing the geographic relief and thematic maps displaying the geology and water resources of the United States, to special studies of the moon and planets.
First posted April 13, 2005
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U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, USGS maps: U.S. Geological Survey Unnumbered Series, GIP, available only online at https://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/usgsmaps/.