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   The following geologic maps were mapped and or compiled by county; although other geologic maps may exist at various scales for other parts of North Carolina, these maps were produced for specific counties. The scales range from 1:100,000 to 1:180,000.  

Chatham County
(1981)


Geologic Map of Chatham County - NCGS Open-File Report 81-02. Order a hard copy plot of this out-of-print publication. Map scale = 1:125,000.

Also available in a county compilation, at the same scale - Geologic Map of Region J.
Halifax County
(1981)


Geologic Map of Halifax County - NCGS Open-File Report 81-03. Order a hard copy plot of this out-of-print publication.
Map scale = 1:125,000.
Moore County
(1962)


Geologic Map of Moore County -
NC Geological Survey Bulletin 76.
Map scale = 1:62,500.
Nash County
(1979)


Geologic Map of Nash County - NCGS Open-File Report 79-03. Order a hard copy plot of this out-of-print publication
Map scale = 1:125,000.
Orange County
(1968)


Geology and Mineral Resources of Orange County, North Carolina - NC Geological Survey Bulletin 81.
Map scale = 1:62,500.
Wake County
(1979)


(1). Geologic Map of Wake County, Plate 1 of NC Geological Survey Bulletin 86,
Map scale = 1:100,000.
Greater Raleigh, NC Area
(2004)


(2). Preliminary Bedrock Geologic Map of the Raleigh 30' by 60' Quadrangle, North Carolina NC Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-02.
Map scale = 1:100,000.

Includes most of Wake County and portions of Durham, Harnett, Johnston, Wilson, Wayne, Nash, and Franklin Counties.
Watauga County
(2008)


(3). Map Showing a Zone of Potential Rock Slope Instability in Watauga County, North Carolina (with Generalized Bedrock Geologic Compilation); NC Geological Survey Geologic Hazard Map Series 3.
Map scale = 1:36,000.

Available as: a. Hard-copy map, (part of NCGS Geologic Hazard Map Series 3).

b. Adobe PDF download   27 MB.
Wilson County
(1979)


Geologic Map of Wilson County - NCGS Open-File Report 79-02. Order a hard copy plot of this out-of-print publication
Map scale = 1:125,000.
Yancey County
(1997)


Geologic Map of Yancey County - NCGS Geologic Note 5.
Map scale = 1:180,000.

This map has accompanying text available as Adobe PDF and MS Word documents.







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