GIS Dataset Title Geology by Rock Type, Susquehanna River Basin
Dataset Description Polygon dataset depicting geology by rock type, hydrostratigraphic terrain and lithology for the entire Susquehanna River Basin. It represents the merging of three state (NY, PA, MD) bedrock geology spatial datasets in order to provide basic rock types of the Susquehanna River Basin. The dominant formation lithology that appears in the attribute table were grouped into 19 general rock types, such as sandstone, shale, schist, limestone, dolomite, etc.
Date 2006
Scale 1:250,000
Agency Compiled by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission based on data from the New York State Museum and New York State Geological Survey, United States Geologic Survey (USGS), and Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (PA DCNR) Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey.
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