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Bedrock Geologic Map of the New Milford Quadrangle, Litchfield and Fairfield Counties, Connecticut

U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-487

By Gregory J. Walsh

Version 1.0

Prepared in Cooperation with the State of Connecticut,
Geological and Natural History Survey

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The text and maps in this report are part A, and the database is part B.

Contents of The Report:

The geologic maps included in this report were compiled in Arc/Info. The complete report contains:

Consult the readme.txt file for a complete description of the report, including instructions for downloading and importing the files.

Information available on the web or on CD:

This report is available on the web or on a single CD. You can download most of the files at this website or order a complete CD from the USGS. The complete CD contains 118 photographs (413 Mb) that are not available on the web.

The CD can be obtained by contacting any USGS Earth Science Information Center (ESIC) or call 1-888-ASK-USGS (1-888-275-8747).

Color maps:

The paper maps were designed and plotted on a Hewlett Packard DesignJet 2500CP series 36" plotter. The maps were created in Arc/Info and Adobe Illustrator, and have been plotted successfully from Adobe Illustrator and ArcPress.  If you have access to a large format plotter capable of plotting Encapsulated PostScript (eps) files, you can plot the maps yourself.  If you do not have access to a plotter, you can order paper copies of the maps from the USGS Maps-on-Demand facility. The eps files are on the CD or you can download them here: 

The maps are also available in low-resolution JPEG format. Right-click to save:

The maps are also available in high-resolution PDF format. Right-click to save:

text pamphlet:

View and download the text pamphlet of the report in Adobe Portable Document Format: 

Download the free Adobe Reader software. The PDF file is 49 pages on 8.5" x 11" paper.

GIS database:

The GIS database is in unprojected geographic coordinates with units in decimal degrees (NAD83 datum).

Read the metadata for this report:

This report is a BRASS product.

Bedrock Regional Aquifer Systematics Study (BRASS)

USGS Eastern Earth Surface Processes Team

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This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards (or with the North American Stratigraphic Code). Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not constitute endorsement by the USGS. Although this database has been used by the U.S. Geological Survey, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by the USGS as to the accuracy and functioning of the database and related program material, nor shall the fact of distribution constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the USGS in connection therewith.

For additional information contact:

Gregory J. Walsh (
U.S. Geological Survey
P.O. Box 628
Montpelier, VT 05601

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