North America Tapestry of Time and Terrain (2003)

Item Number: MI40
Map Scale: 1:8,000,000
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This map is a collaboration among the U.S. Geological Survey, Geological Survey of Canada, and Mexican Consejo de Resursos Minerales. The Tapestry map combines one-kilometer resolution digital elevation data with a new geologic map from the Decade of North American Geolgy geologic map/ On the main part of the map, the ages of rocks depict the geological history of the continent. Inset maps show the distribution of four major rock types: sedimentary, volcanic, plutonic, and metamorphic. The scale of the main part of the map is 1 to 8 million, using a Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area Projection.



U.S. Geological Survey,  2003, North America Tapestry of Time and Terrain: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Item 40

Notes: Includes information booklet


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Keywords: geologic map, teachers, North America, miscellaneous, gifts, wall map, shaded relief

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