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Welcome to the Bedrock Geologic Map of Vermont homepage

There are many options for viewing and optaining paper copy, digital images in multiple sizes and formats, or data for this map. Any of the pdf files can be re-sized to whatever paper size you like, although you will not maintain the 1:100,000 scale. Maps and data are distributed through the State of Vermont and through the USGS. The USGS web site also provides a searchable legend as a tiled pdf.

Reference: Ratcliffe, N.M., Stanley, R.S, Gale, M.H., Thompson, P.J., and Walsh, G.J., 2011, Bedrock Geologic Map of Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3184, 3 sheets, scale 1:100,000.
Order a paper copy; $36.00 plus $5.00 shipping. View a 44 mb pdf of northern Vermont or a 44 mb pdf of southern Vermont.
DIgital data may be dowloaded through VCGI.
View a single poster-size image (15 mb pdf, not 1:100,000 scale)
Data and paper maps may also be obtained through the US Geological Survey Publications Warehouse.
How the map was made ; or The map crew at work. Click here for simplified maps of rocks by age and type.

Click on the images below for user friendly 1-5 mb pdf files or click here for higher resolution images: a 44 mb pdf of northern VT or a 44 mb pdf of southern VT. These load slowly.

Press release, from Governor Shumlin's Office
H.C.R. 340: House Concurrent Resolution thanking the staff of the Agency of Natural Resources, academic and scientific institutions, and community members who contributed to the development of the new Bedrock Geologic Map of Vermont
US Geological Survey Press Release
Hear about the map on Vermont Edition or the presentation at the Statehouse on WCAX
Bedrock Geologic Map of Vermont -The Inside Story
Perkins Museum (permanent map display)

Generalized Geologic 
	Map of Vermont - 1970 - click for larger map image

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