Gulf Coast Geology Online Interactive Mapping System

Central Region Energy Team, Gulf of Mexico Integrated Science, USGS

This interactive mapping system is one component of the U. S. Geological Survey's Framework Studies and Assessment of the Gulf Coast Project. This project provides the geologic, geophysical, and geochemical framework for the region. The mapping system displays different aspects of the energy resources which reside in the Gulf of Mexico Basin, one of the major hydrocarbon producing areas of the world.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Structural Geology:Structural Visualizations, Geophysics and Structural Geology, Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools
Special Interest: Visualization
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geophysics, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Plate Tectonics, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Structural Geology
Topics: Earth surface, Solid Earth, Structural Geology:Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity, Geophysics and Structural Geology/Earthquakes/Seismic Reflection Profiling, Structural Visualizations (Maps/Air Photos/Images/Cross Sections/Projections)Keywords: Miocene, Louisiana