NC GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Web Site Updates
- A partial list of NCGS Publications have been digitized by the NC Department of Cultural Resources ***CLICK HERE***
- New Publication is available: Shale Gas Potential in Triassic Strata of the Deep River Basin, Lee and Chatham Counties, North Carolina with pipeline and infrastructure data, North Carolina Geological Survey Open-file Report 2009-01 (September 2009)
- New Publication is available:Landslide Hazard Maps for Buncombe County, NC, North Carolina Geological Survey Geologic Hazards Map Series 4 (GHMS-4) (August 2009)
- New Publication is available:North Carolina Geological Survey Information Circular 36,Natural Gas and Oil in North Carolina
Click the link above to download this 8-page PDF document. (March 2009)
- NOTE that our Sales Office phone number has changed; to request maps and publications by telephone, please call our main telephone number, 919-707-9203. Internet sales are still available by visiting our Online Geological Survey Shop at:http://nc-maps.stores.yahoo.net/
- Landslide Hazard Maps for Watauga County, NC - (NCGS GHMS-3). These 4 maps are available for download as Adobe PDF documents, or as hard-copy plots through our Sales Office. (March 2008)
- Investigation of the Peeks Creek Debris Flow of September 2004 and Its Relationship to Landslide Hazard Mapping in Macon County, North Carolina. 2007 Southeast Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip Guidebook. [ Opens in a new web browser window] (September 2007).
This publication is available from the link above, or from our Asheville Regional Office, (828) 296-4500.
- A Geologic Adventure Along the Eno River - (NCGS IC-35). [ Opens in a new web browser window ] (July 2007)
- Map of Earthquake Epicenters in North Carolina and Portions of Adjacent States (1698 - 2006), - (NCGS GHMS-2). [ Opens in a new web browser window ] (March 2007)
- Landslide Hazard Maps for Macon County, North Carolina - (NCGS GHMS-1, Feb 2007).
- We now sell North Carolina Topographic Maps through our online store (Jan 2007)
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- Order NC Geological Survey Publications online here [ Opens in a new web browser window ]
- New Geo Fact-Pack — Downloadable resources for Earth Science teachers and students
- Governor Easley announces new landslide hazard maps for Macon County, North Carolina. Read the Press Release [this is an Adobe Acrobat document, and launches in a new browser window]
- Geologic Hazards Map Series 1 Released - A package of three maps (Sheets 1,2,3) depicting landslide hazards for Macon County, North Carolina. These maps show where landslides have occurred, where they might start and where they might go once they start. Price is $28.00 for the set of three sheets, plus NC state sales tax and shipping. The sheet numbers and titles are:
|Sheet 1: Slope Movements and Slope Movement Deposits Map of Macon County, North Carolina. By Richard M. Wooten, Rebecca S. Latham, Anne C. Witt, Stephen J. Fuemmeler, Kenneth A. Gillon Thomas J. Douglas, and Jennifer B. Bauer, 2006.|
|Sheet 2: Stability Index Map of Macon County, North Carolina, for Shallow translational slope movement susceptibility during a 5-inch (125 mm) Recharge event. By Richard M. Wooten, Rebecca S. Latham, Anne C. Witt, Stephen J. Fuemmeler, Kenneth A. Gillon, Thomas J. Douglas, and Jennifer B. Bauer, 2006|
|Sheet 3: Downslope Hazard Map of Macon County, North Carolina, for shallow translational slope movements. By Richard M. Wooten, Rebecca S. Latham, Anne C. Witt, Stephen J. Fuemmeler, Kenneth A. Gillon, Thomas J. Douglas, and Jennifer B. Bauer, 2006.|
|For ordering information, please e-mail: Mike Medina|
- "When the Ground Moves! A Citizen's Guide to Geologic Hazards in North Carolina, North carolina Geological Survey Information Circular 32 (IC32)" -- This colorful 23-page guide is an overview of several types of geologic hazards that occur in North Carolina. Pictures and diagrams illustrate the damage that can be caused by geologic hazards and the clues geologists look for when investigating these events. Perfect for non-geologists and teachers. This guide is correlated to the North Carolina Science Standard Course of Study. Price $5.00 (plus NC state sales tax and shipping).
- Scanned geologic maps of North Carolina [Opens in a new browser window]
- National Geologic Map Database [Opens in a new browser window]
- New Digital Raster Graphics (DRGs) of North Carolina: 1999-2005,
by Jeffrey C. Reid and Michael A. Medina, 2005, (DVD) Price $15.00 (plus NC state sales tax and shipping)
- This DVD contains 182 Digital Raster Graphic (DRG) 1:24,000-scale topographic maps of North Carolina that were revised between 1999 and December 2005. This revision was a collaborative jointly funded program between the North Carolina Geological Survey and the U.S. Geological Survey. Each map is a .tif image and is accompanied by a world file and federally compliant metadata.Click here for an index map and click here for the report text to assist users to locate maps of interest.
- Historic house building stone study -- with many illustrations This brief study was to help determine the type and possible origin of foundation stones at the James Coffield House, Edenton, North Carolina. The foundation stones are limestones and it was concluded that the stone possibly came from the Bahamas by trading ships circa 1700's.
Contact NCGS . 1612 Mail Service Center . Raleigh, NC 27699-1612 . 919.707-9210