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.
Watauga County Landslide Hazard Data can now be viewed interactively online using our Watauga County Landslide Map Viewer. Users can also view additional Watauga County spatial data layers, such as county tax parcels, roads, hydrography, and critical facilities. Several vintages of aerial photography are also available through this viewer.
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: SINMAP Stability Index Map of Watauga County, North Carolina [GHMS-3, Sheet 2].
Watauga County Landslide Hazard Analysis: Debris Flow Pathways Map 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].