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USGS Southeastern Coastal Plain Project
Geologic Maps Page

This page provides access to downloadable geologic-map databases for selected areas of the South Carolina Coastal Plain. Please direct comments and questions regarding these databases to Gregory Gohn (ggohn@usgs.gov) or Peter Chirico (pchirico@usgs.gov). We are interested in your feedback, particularly regarding the application of these files to your work.
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Digital geology and topography of the Charleston quadrangle, Charleston and Berkeley Counties, South Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 97-531, 1997
by Robert E. Weems, Earl M. Lemon, Jr., and Peter Chirico

View a .jpg image (246 kb) of the Geologic Map of the Charleston Quadrangle (RETURN with your browser's BACK button)

Download/read the DOCUMENTATION files: (RETURN with your browser's BACK button)

  • Read the list of available files for this quadrangle.
  • Link to the metadata file for the geologic-map coverage.
  • Read the textfile explanation of geologic map units.
  • Read thetextfile explanation of database items in the geology coverage.

Download the ARC/VIEW file for the geologic-map coverage (this is a compressed.zip file):

Download the ARC/VIEW file for the topographic coverage (this is a compressed.zip file):

Download the ARC/INFO files for the Charleston quadrangle: (these are ARC/INFO export files in .tar format)

Download an image file (.eps) for the Charleston quadrangle:

Download an image file (.eps) of the geology color shadeset:


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