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Geologic maps : Portraits of the Earth

July 1, 1992

The picture above is a portrait of many square miles of the Earth's surface. The purpose of this leaflet is to explain how this portrait was made, how it can tell us about what lies beneath the surface of the ground, and other ways in which it can be useful to mankind.

Publication Year 1992
Title Geologic maps : Portraits of the Earth
DOI 10.3133/70039220
Authors Walter S. White
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Unnumbered Series
Series Title General Information Product
Index ID 70039220
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse