Watauga County Digital Elevation Model used in the mapping.
|Watauga County is the second North Carolina County to be studied for potential and known landslide hazards. North Carolina Geological Survey staff in Swannanoa (Asheville Regional Office) are heading up this multi-year effort.|
Watauga County landslide hazard maps are complete and available from this web page as Adobe PDF documents, or these maps can be purchased as hard-copy maps through our Geological Survey Shop.
Also available are the spatial data files (GIS) used to create these maps.
This product is NCGS Geologic Hazards Map Series 3, (GHMS-3) consisting of four companion sheets listed here, and available below:
Watauga County Landslides:Slope Movements and Slope Movement Deposits Map of Watauga County, North Carolina [GHMS-3, Sheet 1].
Watauga County Landslide Hazard Analysis: SINMAPStability Index Map of Watauga County, North Carolina [GHMS-3, Sheet 2].
Watauga County Landslide Hazard Analysis: Debris Flow PathwaysMap of Known and Potential Debris Flow Pathways in Watauga County, North Carolina [GHMS-3, Sheet 3].
Watauga County Geologic Compilation:Map Showing a Zone of Potential Rock Slope Instability in Watauga County, North Carolina (with Generalized Bedrock Geologic Compilation) [GHMS-3, Sheet 4].