Geology - Colorado / Utah Map

Map InfoMap Information

Created By: maps4gps
Last Updated: June 13th, 2012 4:06am
Map Coverage:
North: 42°
West: -114.1° East: -102°
South: 37°
Country: United States
State: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming
Price: free

Transparent Map PC Version Available Easy Installer Available Works With Garmin

This mapset uses custom type styles developed on an Oregon 300 with shaded relief set to 'do not show'.

The source printed State geologic maps has a scale of 1:500,000
At that scale the 95% location error limit is about 833 feet
(the width of a line on the printed source map is about 417 feet)


Data Source

Stoeser, Douglas B. , Green, Gregory N. , Morath, Laurie C. , Heran, William D. , Wilson, Anna B. , Moore, David W. , and Bradley S. Van Gosen, 2005, Preliminary Integrated Geologic Map Databases for the United States Central States: Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana, - The State of Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File
Report 2005-1351, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO.

USGS Open-File Report 2005-1305 Preliminary integrated geologic map databases for the United States - western states: California, Nevada, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Utah



This mapset comes as a self installing .exe file.  After downloadit it, run .exefile. The map will then appear in Garmin MapSource and BaseCamp and can be added to your GPS by selecting it and sending it to the GPSr.  This mapset consist of one quad/segment covering the entire State.  There is no overview display data for this mapset;  the actual mapset data will display when zoomed in to around the 1 mile display level.
If you do not have some background (course or reading) in geology, you will likely not get much out of this mapset.
Be sure to read the enclosed geol.rm file as it explains how the data was processed and coded into the name field.


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GPS Usage

This map is an overlay/transparent map; its contents will display on the GPSr with other maps.

Support The Effort

Although this map is free, and always will be if you find the map useful please consider making a donation to offset hosting costs.

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Version 1.0 (2012 Jan 27)

Initial release

Version 1.1 (2012 Jun 13)

Added Utah and southern Wyoming.