U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1173

Geologic Map of the Stephens City Quadrangle, Clarke, Frederick, and Warren Counties, Virginia

By D.J. Weary, R.C. Orndorff, and W. Alemán-González

The Stephens City 1:24,000-scale quadrangle is one of several  quadrangles in Frederick County, Virginia being mapped by geologists from the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, VA with funding from the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program. This work is part of a project being lead by the U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Discipline, Virginia District, to investigate the geologic framework and groundwater resources of Frederick County as well as other areas in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and West Virginia. For more information about the Project see:  http://geology.er.usgs.gov/eespteam/Karst/index.html for Geologic Discipline efforts and http://va.water.usgs.gov/va134/index.htm for  Water Resources Discipline efforts.

Data Available in this Report

Geologic map of the Stephens City quadrangle, Va., (sc_geology.pdf) -- Complete OF 2006-1173  map plate (Weary and others, 2006: PDF format, 32.2 MB)

Readme file with file structure of data and other miscellaneous information (.txt format)

GIS data available as both compressed shapefiles and personal geodatabase files. An ArcMap file (steph_city.mxd) is included for display of the personal geodatabase data set (This requires ArcGIS V. 9.0 and above): (GIS_data.zip 7.4 MB)

Metadata available in compressed .html files: (metadata.zip, 38 KB)

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  Thumbnail image of the geologic map of the Stephens City quadrangle
Thumbnail image of part of the geologic map of the Stephens City, Va., 1:24,000-scale quadrangle  (detailed graphic files may be downloaded at left).


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