Geologic map of South Asia (geo8ag)

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

This data set is the digital geologic layer for the map of South Asia. The data set includes arcs, polgons, polygon labels, and attributes for geology, faults, inferred faults, and rivers. The data set is compiled from numerous UNESCO geologic maps to assist in the assessment of oil and gas for the World Energy Project.

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License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Date September 2, 1999
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1998 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 2, 1999
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1998 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey, Central Energy Resource Team (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: Polygons and line work for the geology (stratigraphy, faults, and geographic features are generalized from scanned images of UNESCO geologic maps of the world. These maps are paper at 1:5,000,000 and 1:10,000,000 scales. The maps are not intended to be used at a scale of larger than 1:5,000,000. This map is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards or with the International Stratigraphic Guide., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long 101.177651
Bbox North Lat 38.484095
Bbox South Lat 1.405964
Bbox West Long 60.502746
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Frequency Of Update notPlanned
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Graphic Preview Type JPEG
Licence This publication was prepared by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed in this report, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof. Although all data and software published are used by the U.S. Geological Survey, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by the U.S. Geological Survey as to the accuracy of the data and related materials and (or) the functioning of the software. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of these data, software, or related materials.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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