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USGS is a primary source of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data. Our data and information is presented both spatially and geographically including The National Map, Earth Explorer, GloVIS, LandsatLook, and much more. Start exploring by topic below.

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Date published: May 28, 2020

GIS for focus areas of potential domestic resources of 11 critical minerals—aluminum, cobalt, graphite, lithium, niobium, platinum group elements, rare earth elements, tantalum, tin, titanium, and tungsten: U.S. Geological Survey data release

Phase 2 focuses on the following minerals: aluminum, cobalt, graphite, lithium, niobium, platinum group elements (PGE), rare earth elements, tantalum, tin, titanium, and tungsten. The focus areas are provided as geospatial data supported by tables that summarize what is known about the mineral potential and brief descriptions of data gaps that could be addressed by the Earth MRI program.

Date published: April 23, 2020

Domestic Wells in the United States

Domestic wells provide drinking water supply for approximately 40 million people in the United States. Knowing the location of these wells, and the populations they serve, is important for identifying heavily used aquifers, locations susceptible to contamination, and populations potentially impacted by poor-quality groundwater. 

Date published: August 21, 2019

California State Waters Map Series Data Catalog

This data catalog contains much of the data used to prepare the OFRs, SIRs, and SIMs in the California State Waters Map Series. Other data that were used to prepare the maps were compiled from previously published sources (for example, onshore geology) and, thus, are not included herein. GIS data files for map areas offshore of California are listed with a brief description, a small image, and...

Date published: June 12, 2019

GCMRC REST Services Page

The Geospatial team of Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center maintains an enterprise GIS system built upon ESRI ArcGIS Server and Portal applications.  From this platform, geospatial content can be consumed in a variety of forms, from custom-built web applications to content hosted on ESRI's ArcGIS Online to direct access of web map services provided here on our REST services page.

Date published: April 29, 2019

Geothermal Downloadable Data

This page provides access to downloadable data and maps for Geothermal Resources.

Date published: April 3, 2019

Circum-Arctic Resource Appraisal GIS Data Downloads

Circum-Arctic Resource Appraisal GIS Data Downloads provides Assessment Unit and Province-level details from the 2008 Assessment in 33 geologic provinces north of the Arctic Circle.

Date published: April 3, 2019

World Oil and Gas Assessments - Downloadable Data

This link is a page to download GIS and tabular data from World Oil and Gas Assessments spanning from 2000 to 2012.  

Date published: April 3, 2019

World Geologic Maps Data Downloads

This page provides access to data from various USGS World Geologic Maps.

Date published: March 25, 2019

Downloadable Data for National Oil and Gas Assessments

GIS Data for the National Oil and Gas Assessments 

Date published: March 22, 2019

Internet Map Server and GIS Data

An internet map server and downloadable list of GIS data being served by the Coastal/Marine Hazards and Resources Program.

Date published: March 14, 2019

Downloadable Data for Appalachian Basin Oil and Gas Assessments

Follow this link to access downloadable GIS and tabular data for this province.

Date published: March 12, 2019

GAP/LANDFIRE National Terrestrial Ecosystems 2011 Map Viewer

The GAP/LANDFIRE National Terrestrial Ecosystems represents a highly thematically detailed land cover map of the U.S. This dataset is produced by the U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the LANDFIRE Program.  The spatial data layer was created using Landsat satellite imagery and a detailed vegetation and land use classification system.