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GIS Data for Geologic and Structure Maps of the Wallace 1 x 2 Degrees Quadrangle, Montana and Idaho

February 10, 2022

The data release for the geologic and structure maps of the Wallace 1 x 2 degrees quadrangle, Montana and Idaho, is a Geologic Map Schema (GeMS)-compliant version that updates the GIS files for the geologic map published in U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1509-A (Harrison and others, 2000). The updated digital data present the attribute tables and geospatial features (points, lines and polygons) in the format that meets GeMS requirements. This data release presents the geologic map as shown on the plates and captured in geospatial data for the published map. Minor errors, such as mistakes in line decoration or differences between the digital data and the map image, are corrected in this version. The database represents the geology for the 16,754 square kilometer, geologically complex Wallace quadrangle in northern Idaho and western Montana, at a publication scale of 1:250,000. The map covers primarily Lake, Mineral, Sanders and Shoshone Counties, but also includes minor parts of Flathead, Lincoln, and Missoula Counties. These GIS data supersede those in the interpretive report: Harrison, J.E., Griggs, A.B., Wells, J.D., Kelley, W.N., Derkey, P.D., and EROS Data Center, 2000, Geologic and structure maps of the Wallace 1- x 2- degree quadrangle, Montana and Idaho: a digital database: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1509-A, https://pubs.usgs.gov/imap/i1509a/.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2022
Title GIS Data for Geologic and Structure Maps of the Wallace 1 x 2 Degrees Quadrangle, Montana and Idaho
DOI 10.5066/P97YXIJK
Authors Logan A Owen, John D Horton, Micah A Hernandez, Carma A San Juan
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center