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GEOLOGIC PROVINCE

Geologic Province: Identification Information

Originator:

United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Date:

June 29, 1999

Title:

Geologic Provinces of the World

Purpose:

The purpose of the geologic province boundary map is to allow us to allocate oil and gas field and well information to known geographic entities prior to prioritizing and assessing petroleum provinces of the World.

Abstract:

This shapefile includes arcs and polygons that describe U.S. Geological Survey defined geologic provinces of the World. Each province has a set of geologic characteristics distinguishing it from surrounding provinces. These characteristics may include the dominant lithologies, the age of the strata, and the structural style.

Access Constraints:

none

Use Constraints:

Portions of this database covering coastline and country boundaries contain intellectual property of Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), and are used with their permission. End users are permitted to use these data sets for their own internal use, including derivative work, but are prohibited from using and redistributing these data individually or in a derivative work to third parties.

Ordering Instructions:

none

Contact Address:

U.S. Geological Survey MS939, Box 25046

City:

Denver

State or Province:

Colorado

Postal Code:

80225-0046

Country:

USA

Online Linkage:

http://energy.cr.usgs.gov/energy/
WorldEnergy/WEnergy.html

Entity and Attribute Information
(table heading explanations)

Shape:

ArcView file type

Area (m^2):

Area of polygon

Perimeter (m):

Perimeter of polygon

Name:

Name of province

Bnum:

unknown

Pnum:

Province number

 



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