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Bedrock Lithology for Glaciated Conterminous United States

Metadata Updated: July 6, 2024

The bedrock geology for the Glacial Environments and Surficial Sediments (GESS) geodatabase is an amalgamation of several “Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States” (Dicken and others, 2008; Ludington and others, 2007; Nicholson and others, 2007-1,-2,-3; Stoeser and others, 2007). Using the LITH62 and LITH62MINO attribute values from that series of maps and the associated lithclass 6.2 code text descriptions from the geodatabase, spatial elements of that geodatabase were grouped. A new GESS attribute was created, “Litho_class,” and each spatial element was given a Litho_class value of non-carbonate sedimentary rock, carbonate rock, non-carbonate metamorphic rock, volcanic rock, plutonic rock, or unconsolidataed (material).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024

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Harvested from DOI EDI

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Identifier USGS:5ac54209e4b0e2c2dd0c9cf1
Data Last Modified 20200814
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:12
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Metadata Type geospatial
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Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > U.S. Geological Survey
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