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Publications Catalog of On-line maps and reports
For a publication list with prices for paper copies, click here. For ordering information , click here.
****View open file reports listed in alphabetical order. These include our most recent maps.

Bedrock Geologic Map of Vermont (2011)

GIS data for map from VCGI or from USGS

Surficial Geologic Map of Vermont -1970, Stewart and MacClintock

Map of the Surface Geology of Vermont - 1861, Hitchcock et al.

- A bulletin ("yellow book") consists of illustrated text with geologic maps and cross-sections. Map scale is 1:62,500 and most are in color.
(Published 1950-1984)

Georeferenced map images for VGS Bulletins are on line at:
  Centennial Geologic Map of Vermont, 1961, Doll et al.

Geologic Map of Vermont, , 1861, Hitchcock et al.
- GIS data for open file reports, 1995-2006 from VCGI/ANR.
- GIS data for open file reports, 2004 - present as compressed geodatabase files through ANR.
For on-line images, see Open File Reports.

Economic Geology Reports
- reports on the geology, geophysics and/or geochemistry of specific mines, deposits and areas. (Published 1966-1972)

Environmental Geology Reports
- simplified versions of bedrock and surficial geology for planning and other purposes (Published 1971-1975)

Georeferenced map images are on-line at

General Interest and Statewide
- pamphlets cover topics such as gold, fossils, earthquakes, oil and gas, & rockhounding. Publications including statewide coverages of bedrock, surficial materials, sand and gravel resources, mineral resources, historic topographic maps and radioactivity data. (Published 1861-2003)

Geological Map of New Hampshire and Vermont, 1877, by C.H. Hitchcock

Bedrock Geologic Map of New Hampshire, 1997(18 mb pdf), or Map (2 mb pdf), Plate 2 (2 mb pdf)

Geology of State Parks
- illustrated booklets about the geology of some state parks and forests in Vermont. (Published 1956-1969)

Georeferenced map images for VGS Bulletins, Environmental Series, and original surficial maps are on line at: Ground Water Favorability Maps

Groundwater Index Page (statewide, town and county maps)

Highway Construction Materials Maps

Open File Reports (Previously maps-on-line)
- maps include our most recent town and quadrangle projects plus links for GIS data.

View open file reports listed in alphabetical order.

Other Publications
- technical reports, manuscript maps, USGS publications covering areas in Vermont and some MS Theses from UVM and SUNY Albany.

Special Bulletins
- illustrated text with geologic maps and cross-sections about bedrock geology by town and quadrangle. Scale varies from 1:12,000 to 1:62,500 and most are black and white. (Published 1968-1995)

Special Publications
- illustrated booklets covering topics of general interest such as fossils and mineral collecting. (Published 1962-1982)

State Geologist Reports

Studies in Vermont Geology
- geologic reports include such topics as rockfalls, surficial geology, sedimentation, and fault zone fabrics. (Published 1970-1988)

Thickness of Overburden in Vermont

Topographic Maps (USGS)

Towns, counties and surface water on a shaded relief base map

U.S. Coast Survey Depth Charts of Lake Champlain, 1872-1879

Vermont Geological Society Publications (1974-present)

Reference List by Town

Georeferenced map images for VGS Bulletins, Environmental Series, and original surficial maps are on line at: Once at the site, click on the VT file name and you will be given options to download ArcGIS Explorer then view the files or to view files in (this clickable link is recommended and will bring the map up), both are free from ESRI. AT the bottom of the page you can also create a kml file, then view in Google Earth. Many thanks to Melony Barrett at the Illinois GS "hub" and to the geothermal grant program through DOE and AZGS.


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

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