Maine's Bedrock Geology
- Our virtual tour (PDF, 1.7Mb) is a series of photos which portray the complexity and diversity of Maine's bedrock.
- Originally published on the web as the Survey's "Site of the Month," these sites include more detailed descriptions of geologic features, field trips, and localities.
- Bedrock Geologic History of Maine
- Maine Geology at the Smithsonian Institution (PDF, 1.0Mb)
- Primary Sedimentary Structures in Some Metamorphic Rocks (PDF, 1.7Mb)
Geologic Maps and Digital Data
- Available bedrock geologic maps
- Statewide geologic maps
- Bedrock Geologic Map of Maine, scale 1:500,000, edited by P.H. Osberg, A.M. Hussey II, and G.M. Boone, 1985. A 42" x 58" color wall map showing the bedrock geology of Maine. Ages of rocks in color, lithologies differentiated by patterns, inset map of tectonic features, map of metamorphic zones, correlation chart, and extensive reference list.
- Simplified Bedrock Geologic Map of Maine (pdf) (scale 1:2,000,000)
- Historical Bedrock Maps of Maine - Part I: The Hitchcock (1885) Map (PDF, 1.5Mb)
- Historical Bedrock Maps of Maine - Part II: The Keith (1933) Map (PDF, 1.2Mb)
- Historical Bedrock Maps of Maine - Part III: The 1967 Preliminary Geologic Map of Maine (PDF, 1.5Mb)
- Historical Bedrock Maps of Maine - Part IV: The 1985 Bedrock Geologic Map of Maine (PDF, 0.7Mb)
- A Guide to the Geology of Baxter State Park and Katahdin - Bulletin 43 - ON SALE NOW!
- Bedrock Geology of the Bath 1:100,000 Map Sheet, Coastal Maine - This bulletin is a companion to Maine Geological Survey Geologic Map 02-152, Bedrock Geology of the Bath 1:100,000 Quadrangle, Maine.
- The Geology of Sebago Lake State Park - web version of MGS Bulletin 11
- The Geology of Mount Blue State Park - web version of MGS Bulletin 17
- The Geology of Mount Desert Island - web version of MGS Bulletin 38
- The Geology of the Two Lights and Crescent Beach State Parks Area, Cape Elizabeth, Maine - web version of MGS Bulletin 26
- Bibliography of Maine Geology - For those interested in more in-depth research, the Bibliography of Maine Geology contains more than 12,000 references related to Maine geology. The Bibliography is part of our publications search site and the results displayed will list available printed geologic maps as well as links to online Maine Geological Survey maps and publications.
Last updated on 29 March 2013