Wyoming Geologic Map

Geologic Map of Wyoming

The WSGS has released the Geologic Map of Wyoming, an important visual tool displaying a variety of geologic features, from different kinds of rocks and faults to the state’s river basins and mountain ranges. The 1:500,000-scale wall map includes a separate legend sheet. The geologic map is a new and improved presentation of the original hand-scribed map created in 1985 by authors David Love and Ann Christiansen of the U.S. Geological Survey. Read more...

Download the map... (click here for pdfs).

Purchase the printed map... (click here to order).

Visit the new Geologic Hazards website.

Snake/Salt River Basin Plan

Geologists with the Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) have determined there are sufficient quantities of good quality groundwater in the Snake and Salt River basins to provide for future anticipated development. The WSGS completed its latest groundwater study on the Snake and Salt River basins in northwest Wyoming for the Wyoming Water Development Commission (WWDC).

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Geothermal

New Energy Resources website

The Wyoming State Geological Survey has improved its online presence with a new website dedicated to providing information to the public on the state’s energy resources. A click of a mouse takes users to informational pages on Wyoming coal, oil and natural gas, and uranium, with each energy sector featuring web content (including free downloads) ranging from nontechnical to scientific.

For more information click here.