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Open-File Report 01-262

Spatial Digital Database for the Geologic Map of the East Part of the Pullman 1 x 2 degree Quadrangle, Idaho

Compiled by William C. Rember and Earl H. Bennett

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The paper geologic map of the east part of the Pullman 1·x 2· degree quadrangle, Idaho (Rember and Bennett, 1979) was scanned and initially attributed by Optronics Specialty Co., Inc. (Northridge, CA) and remitted to the U.S. Geological Survey for further attribution and publication of the geospatial digital files. The resulting digital geologic map GIS can be queried in many ways to produce a variety of geologic maps.

This digital geospatial database is one of many being created by the U.S. Geological Survey as an ongoing effort to provide geologic information in a geographic information system (GIS) for use in spatial analysis. Digital base map data files (topography, roads, towns, rivers and lakes, and others.) are not included: they may be obtained from a variety of commercial and government sources. This database is not meant to be used or displayed at any scale larger than 1:250,000 (for example, 1:100,000 or 1:24,000). The digital geologic map graphics and plot files (pull250k.gra/.hp /.eps) that are provided in the digital package are representations of the digital database.

First posted June 11, 2001

For additional information, contact:
Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Road, MS 901
Menlo Park, CA 94025-3591
http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/gmeg/

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Suggested citation:

Rember, William C., Bennett, Earl H., 2001, Spatial Digital Database for the Geologic Map of the East Part of the Pullman 1 x 2 degree Quadrangle, Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-262, 29 p., https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2001/0262/.



Contents

Introduction

Description of Map Units

Data Sources, Processing, and Accuracy

GIS Documentation

Obtaining Digital Data

Obtaining Paper Maps

References


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