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OF 06-1179: Data Layers

The layers in this GIS include:

Wells with scanned logs

Wells in Afghanistan for which well logs have been scanned and exist as digital graphic images. These images are hyperlinked to the wells in this data layer. Source: USGS.


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Point features
Wells with scanned logs
Wells

Oil and gas wells in Afghanistan. Location coordinates are abstracted from various sources; details are given in the metadata. Source: USGS.


0.043 MB
Point features
Oil and gas wells in Afghanistan
Gas samples and geochemical analyses

Localities where natural gas samples were collected. Source: USGS.






0.012 MB
Point features
Natural gas sample locations
Oil samples and geochemical analyses

Localities where crude oil samples were collected. Source: USGS.





0.032 MB
Point features
Crude oil sample locations
Rock samples and geochemical analyses

Localities where rock samples were collected from well cores (green dots) and from surface outcrops (orange squares). Source: USGS.




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Point features
Rock samples
Seismic lines with seg-y files

Seismic lines in northern Afghanistan with digital seg-y files. Thumbnail images of the seg-y files are hyperlinked to the seismic lines in this data layer.
Source: Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Industry, and USGS.


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Polyline features
Seismic lines with seg-y files
Seismic lines

Seismic lines in northern Afghanistan. Source: Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Industry and USGS.





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Polyline features
Seismic lines
Political boundaries (NIMA)

Political boundaries of countries bordering on Afghanistan.
Source: National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (formerly NIMA)..


Dataset Name: pollafg.shp
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0.212 MB
Polyline features
Political boundaries
Tectonic regions

Tectonic regions in northern Afghanistan and adjacent areas. These regions have been defined on the basis of structural and tectonic characteristics, using various published sources. Categories include relative highs (light blue, relative lows (salmon), fault zones (gray) and basement outcrops (magenta). Source: USGS.


0.066 MB
Polygon features
Tectonic regions
Evaporite facies

Distribution of evaporite facies in northern Afghanistan and adjacent areas. This dataset was digitized by USGS. Source: Mekhelin (1973).





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Polygon features
Evaporite facies
Evaporite isopachs

Thickness (in meters) of evaporite facies in northern Afghanistan and adjacent areas. Isopach values and intervals are given in the attribute table. This dataset was digitized by USGS.
Source: Melekhin (1973).


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Polyline features
Evaporite thickness
Hauterivian isopachs

Thickness (in meters) of Hauterivian sandstones (Qezeltash Formation) in northern Afghanistan. Isopach values and intervals are given in the attribute table. This dataset was digitized by USGS.
Source: Ivanov and Didura.


0.032 MB
Polyline features
Qezeltash thickness
Hauterivian depth contours

Contours of subsea depth (in meters) of top of Hauterivian sandstones (Qezeltash Formation) in northern Afghanistan. Contour values and intervals are given in the attribute table. This dataset was digitized by USGS. Source: Ivanov and Didura.


0.055 MB
Polyline features
Qezeltash depth contours
Ghory isopachs

Thickness (in meters) of the Paleogene Ghory Formation in northern Afghanistan. Isopach values and intervals are given in the attribute table. This dataset was digitized by USGS. Source: Ivanov and Didura.

Polyline features
Ghory thickness
Ghory depth contours

Contours of subsea depth (in meters) of the Paleogene Ghory Formation in northern Afghanistan. Contour values and intervals are given in the attribute table. This dataset was digitized by USGS. Source: Ivanov and Didura.




0.083 MB
Polyline features
Ghory depth contours
Oil and gas fields

Identified oil and gas fields in Afghanistan. Source: Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Industry and USGS.





0.017 MB
Polygon features
Oil and gas fields
Structures

Prospective structures in northern Afghanistan. This information is compiled from several different original maps; details are in the metadata. Source: USGS.



0.118 MB
Polygon features
Prospective structures
Assessment units

Petroleum resource assessment units used as a geographic basis for aggregating wells and prospects for the purpose of estimating resource amounts. These assessment units are defined by areas of reservoir potential and are constituent parts of total petroleum systems. U.S.G.S. resource assessment estimates are included in the attribute table. Source: USGS and Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Industry.

0.071 MB
Polygon region features
Assessment units
Total petroleum systems

Total petroleum systems defined by source rock and reservoir potential for the purpose of estimating resource amounts. Source: USGS and Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Industry.




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Polygon features
Total petroleum systems
Roads

Roads of Afghanistan classified by road type. Source: Afghanistan Information Management Service(AIMS). (Originally roads.shp)



Polyline features
Roads of Afghanistan
Cities

Urbanized areas of northern Afghanistan. Source: National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (formerly NIMA).





0.017 MB
Polygon features
Cities of northern Afghanistan
Large rivers

Lakes and large rivers of northern Afghanistan. Source: National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (formerly NIMA) and USGS.




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Polygon features
Lakes and large rivers
Rivers

Rivers of Afghanistan. Source: Afghanistan Information Management Service (AIMS). (Originally rivers.shp)




3.84 MB
Polyline features

Rivers of Afghanistan
Faults

Geologic faults in Afghanistan. USGS Open-file report OF-2006-1038. (Originally afgFaults.shp)




0.018 MB
Polyline features
Geologic faults of Afghanistan
Geologic provinces

Geologic provinces defined by dominant lithologies, the age of the strata and structural style. Source: USGS.




0.037 MB
Polygon features
Geologic provinces
Tectonic zones of northern Afghanistan

Tectonic zones and subzones of northern Afghanistan. This dataset was digitized by USGS. Source: Klochko and Slobodyanyuk.




0.018 MB
Polygon features
Tectonic zones and subzones
Political provinces of Afghanistan

Major political subdivisions of Afghanistan. Source: Afghanistan Information Management Service (AIMS). (Originally Provincial_Boundary.shp)




0.128 MB
Polygon features
Political provinces
Afghanistan

National territory of Afghanistan. Source: Afghanistan Information Management Service (AIMS). (Originally International_Boundary.shp)




0.179 MB
Polygon features                                                                               
National territory of Afghanistan
Geologic contacts

Geologic contacts of identified chronostratigraphic units in Afghanistan. This layer is visible at scales greater than 1:5,000,000. USGS Open-file report OF-2006-1038. (Originally afgMapUnits.shp)



10.661 MB
Polygon features
Geologic contacts
Geologic age

Geologic age stratigraphic units in Afghanistan. This layer is classified by generalized  geologic age and lithology, and is visible at scales greater than 1:5,000,000.
USGS Open-file report OF-2006-1038. (Originally afgMapUnits.shp)


10.661 MB
Polygon features
Geologic age
Petroleum Resource Potential GIS of Northern Afghanistan
OF 2006-1179

Version 1.0

Posted July 2006

This report is accessible as defined in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Amendments of 1998.

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