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Web Tools associated with the Alaska Science Center.

Alaska Mapping

New US Topo maps for Alaska are being produced statewide, with digital 7.5 minute 1:25,000-scale maps providing a comprehensive update to the 15-minute 1:63,360-scale printed maps produced nearly fifty years ago. You can view a status map showing where the new maps are available, and link to a site to download the maps.

Geologic Map of Alaska

This is an interactive version of the Alaska geologic map database which allows a user to view and access many features of the database and map through a standard web browser. In other words, there is no need for or knowledge of specialized GIS software.

1964 Great Alaska Earthquake Photo Tour of Anchorage

On March 27, 1964 the largest recorded earthquake in U.S. history struck southcentral Alaska.  Click on the photos or the numbers to take a tour.

USGS Science in Alaska

The portal is a searchable, web map-based tool to facilitate public and partner access to information on over 200 subjects under USGS study in the Nation's largest State.

Marine Ecoregions in Alaska

The Marine Ecoregions layer is based upon the work of Piatt and Springer (2007). This data layer was constructed to allow researchers access to a standard map of meso-scale marine eco-regions for the waters surrounding Alaska.