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Watauga County Landslide Hazard Mapping
GIS File Availability

Watauga County Hillshade and Landslide Deposits Watauga County Landslide Hazard Mapping spatial data files used to create North Carolina Geological Survey Geologic Hazards Map Series 3 (NCGS GHMS-3) are available upon request. These GIS files are in Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) shapefile and grid formats, and are for experienced GIS users. Contact Dr. Kenneth B. Taylor, kenneth.b.taylor@ncdenr.gov, Assistant State Geologist and Chief, North Carolina Geological Survey, for more information or to request a copy of these data. An example of a portion of this dataset is the map to the left showing the distribution of mapped landslide deposits (orange-colored polygons) in Watauga County, NC.