Maine Field Localities

For descriptions of field localities, click the dots on the map below.

Town/Region Field Localities Category
ActonThar's Silver in Them Thar Hills: Maine's Silver Rush - 1878 to 1882Bedrock, Other
AddisonTracy Corners Gravel PitSurficial
AlfredThe Jailhouse DeltaSurficial
Attean Township, Holeb Township,T5 R7 BKP WKRThe Geology of the Moose River Bow TripBedrock
AuburnMount Apatite ParkBedrock, Surficial
AugustaGeology near the Augusta Civic CenterBedrock
AugustaGeology of Augusta's Third Bridge Access WaysBedrock
AugustaGlacial and Marine Sediments in Augusta, Maine: The Cony Street ExposureSurficial
AugustaHydrogeology of the Governor Hill Fish HatcheryOther
AugustaThe Geology of Howard Hill, Backdrop to the Maine State HouseBedrock
Augusta, Hallowell, ManchesterGeology of Jamies PondBedrock
AvonEngineered Solutions to Stream Bank Erosion: A Case StudyOther
AvonNatural Processes Affecting Stream Bank ErosionOther
AvonSandy River Bank Erosion, Avon, Maine - 2nd UpdateOther
Avon, WeldThe Geology of Mount Blue State Park - Bulletin 17Bedrock, Surficial
BangorEvidence for a calving embayment in the Penobscot River ValleySurficial
Bar HarborSea-Level Change on Mt. Desert IslandCoastal
Bar HarborThe Geology of Mount Desert Island - Bulletin 38Bedrock, Surficial
Bar HarborThe Landscape of Mount Desert Island Past and PresentSurficial
Bar HarborThe OvensBedrock, Surficial, Coastal
BathCivil War Soldiers' Monument, Bath, MaineBedrock
BathSubsurface Geology of the Kennebec RiverSurficial
BelfastBelfast Bay Pockmark FieldCoastal
BiddefordCoastal Ledges, East Point Sanctuary, Biddeford PoolBedrock
BinghamHydrogeology of the Bingham Water District WellBedrock, Surficial, Other
Blue HillGeology Guides a Turtle HomeOther
BoothbayPorter Point PreserveBedrock
Boothbay HarborBurnt Island's Glacial Erratics of the Lincoln SillBedrock, Surficial
Bowdoin College Grant EastThe Geology of Gulf HagasBedrock
BristolLa Verna PreserveBedrock, Surficial
BristolScenic Ledges at Pemaquid Point LighthouseBedrock
BrooktonFluted Till SurfacesSurficial
BrunswickBrunswick, Maine Patriots' Day 2007 LandslideOther
BrunswickCoastal Landslide with Outrunner Blocks, Bunganuc BluffOther
ByronA Brief Geological Review of Coos CanyonBedrock
CamdenThe Bedrock Geology of Mount BattieBedrock
Cape ElizabethCoastal Erosion at Crescent Beach State ParkCoastal
Cape ElizabethPortland Head LightBedrock
Cape ElizabethThe Geology of Two Lights State ParkBedrock
Cape ElizabethThe Geology of the Two Lights and Crescent Beach State Parks Area - Bulletin 26Bedrock, Surficial
CascoHacker's HillBedrock, Surficial
Casco, NaplesThe Geology of Sebago Lake State ParkBedrock, Surficial
Casco, NaplesThe Geology of Sebago Lake State Park - Bulletin 11Bedrock, Surficial, Other
Castle HillThe Geology of Haystack MountainBedrock
ClintonLayered Rocks of the Waterville FormationBedrock
Coastal MaineA General Introduction to the Presumpscot Formation - Maine's Blue ClaySurficial, Coastal
ColumbiaSand and Gravel Aquifer Maps - A Work in ProgressSurficial
CutlerHiking the Bold CoastBedrock, Surficial
DamariscottaSea-Level Rise and the Damariscotta River Oyster Shell MiddensCoastal
DedhamLucerne GraniteBedrock
Dennistown Plt.Glacial Lake VarvesSurficial
DickeyThrust Faults in Northern MaineBedrock
DowneastMaine's Ice Age TrailSurficial
EastonInfilled Kettle HoleSurficial
EastportShackford Head State ParkBedrock, Surficial, Coastal
EdmundsThe Geology of Cobscook Bay State ParkBedrock, Surficial, Coastal
EllsworthThe Agassiz Outcrop: A National Historic LandmarkBedrock, Surficial
FrankfortMosquito Mountain Granite QuarryBedrock
FreeportBedrock Geology at Wolfe's Neck Woods State ParkBedrock
FreeportThe Freeport Basin Study: A Cooperative Investigation of Water UseOther
FriendshipStretched Metamorphic Rocks, Friendship Boat LaunchBedrock
GeorgetownMile and Half Mile Beaches at Reid State ParkCoastal
GeorgetownShells on the BeachCoastal
GeorgetownThe Riggsville PotholeSurficial
GeorgetownWWII Rockets Removed from Beach at Reid State ParkCoastal
GraftonGlacial and Postglacial Geology of Grafton Notch State ParkSurficial
GreenbushGreenbush Landslide: June 30 - July 2, 2006Surficial, Other
GreenwoodThe Perham Family QuarriesOther
Gulf of MaineAn Underwater View of the Gulf of Maine Sea FloorCoastal
Gulf of MaineSampling the Gulf of Maine Seabed from the Ocean Survey Vessel BoldCoastal
IslesboroGrindle PointBedrock
JonesportEncroachment of Rising Sea Level upon Raised Freshwater Wetlands Coastal
Katahdin Iron Works TownshipThe Iron Age of Maine - 1800's - Katahdin Iron WorksOther
KennebunkUsing LIDAR to Monitor Beach ChangesCoastal
KennebunkportCoastal Circulation in the Vicinity of the Kennebunk River and Goochs BeachCoastal
KitteryA Natural Beach BonfireCoastal
KitteryAncient Fault Rocks at Fort Foster ParkBedrock
KitteryFort Foster Park BeachBedrock, Surficial, Coastal
LamoineMarlboro BeachSurficial, Coastal
Leeds, WayneAndroscoggin Lake's Outlet Delta SystemSurficial
LibertyMarshall Shore Town ParkBedrock, Surficial
LitchfieldLitchfieldite and the Litchfield Sodalite LocalityOther
Lobster TownshipLobster LakeBedrock
Lower Enchanted TownshipAlder Pond Massive Sulfide DepositOther
Lower Enchanted TownshipMaine's Enchanted CaveBedrock
LubecActive Coastal Processes in the Lubec EmbaymentCoastal
LubecEncroachment of Rising Sea Level upon Raised Freshwater Wetlands Coastal
MachiasportJasper BeachCoastal
MattawamkeagGordon Falls on the Mattawamkeag River: Red Rocks and White WaterBedrock
MilfordThe Sunkhaze Peatland ComplexOther
MonheganA Brief Review of the Geology of Monhegan IslandBedrock
Moosehead LakeMoosehead Lake and the Tale of Two RiversSurficial
Mount DesertA Geological Tour of Bartlett Narrows and VicinityBedrock
Mount DesertEarth shattering events at Mount Desert Island!Bedrock
Mount DesertSomes SoundCoastal
Moxie GoreSome Geological Features at Moxie FallsBedrock
Mt. Abram TownshipGeology of Mount AbrahamBedrock, Surficial
Mt. Katahdin TownshipAlpine Glacial Features along the Chimney Pond Trail, baxter State ParkSurficial
Mt. Katahdin TownshipMount KatahdinSurficial
Mt. Katahdin TownshipMount Ktaadn from W. Butterfield's (Oct. 8th 1836) Near Grand Schoodic LakeSurficial
NaplesSongo Beach, Sebago Lake State ParkOther
New GloucesterMigmatite in New GloucesterBedrock
NewryMineral Collecting in Newry, MaineBedrock
NorridgewockNorridgewock Landslide: July 9, 2009Other
North BerwickBauneg Beg Mountain Conservation AreaBedrock
OgunquitOgunquit Beach and Dunes Over TimeCoastal
OgunquitThe Geology of the Marginal WayBedrock
Owls HeadBirch Point Beach State ParkBedrock, Surficial, Coastal
Penobscot BayPenobscot Bay 10,000 Years Ago: A Submarine CanyonCoastal
PhillipsDaggett Rock - Maine's Largest Glacial ErraticSurficial
PhippsburgBeach Scraping at Popham Beach State ParkCoastal
PhippsburgMigration of the Morse River into Back Dunes at Popham Beach State ParkCoastal
PhippsburgSeawall and Popham Beach DynamicsCoastal
PhippsburgSetting the Stage for a Course Change at Popham BeachCoastal
PhippsburgStorm and Channel Dynamics at Popham Beach State ParkCoastal
PhippsburgTombolo Breach at Popham Beach State ParkCoastal
Port ClydeMarshall Point Lighthouse and GeologyBedrock
PortlandExterior Stone of Some Architecturally Prominent Buildings in PortlandOther
PortlandPortland Tide Gauge and WaterfrontCoastal
PortlandWatching the Tides: The 100th Anniversary of the Portland Tidal StationCoastal
PownalBradbury MountainBedrock
ProspectThe Penobscot Narrows Bridge Approach RoadcutBedrock
QuebecThe Cap-Rouge, Quebec, EarthquakeBedrock, Other
RangeleyThe Rangeley ConglomerateBedrock
Red BeachRed Beach GraniteBedrock
RocklandAftermath of the 1996 Rockland LandslideOther
RockportRockin' around Rockport HarborBedrock, Surficial
RumfordSome Geological Features at Whitecap MountainBedrock, Surficial
SacoDune Recovery at Ferry Beach: A Helping HandCoastal
Sandy River PltA Geologic Transect along the Appalachian Trail to Saddleback MountainBedrock, Surficial
ScarboroughBeach Nourishment at Western Beach: Benefits for the Beaches and the BirdsCoastal
ScarboroughShoreline Erosion at Western and Ferry BeachesCoastal
ScarboroughSimulating Future Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Coastal WetlandsCoastal
ScarboroughStatus of Beach and Dune Restoration at Western BeachCoastal
SearsportGlacial Geology of Moose Point State ParkBedrock, Surficial, Coastal
SebagoBottom Sediments of Sebago LakeOther
SebagoSummary of Sebago Lake Shoreline Change Studies, 1990-1997Other
SebagoWhy is Sebago Lake so deep?Other
SeboomookSeboomook LakeBedrock
ShapleighThe Shapleigh Iron Company: A Foray into Industrial (geo)ArchaeologyOther
SkowheganThe Big Eddy of the KennebecBedrock
South BerwickOrris Falls Conservation Area and the Great Balancing Rock of TatnicSurficial
South PortlandDune Restoration at Willard Beach in Simonton CoveCoastal
South PortlandFolded Metamorphic Rocks Near Willard BeachBedrock
South PortlandThe 2007 Patriots' Day Storm at Willard BeachCoastal
SouthportCoastal Bedrock Geology, Cape NewagenBedrock
Southwestern MainePipeline to the Ice AgeSurficial
StatewideA Trick of the Light: Seeing (or Not Seeing) Geologic Features Under Different Lighting ConditionsSurficial
StatewideAerial photographs of Maine - Views from the skyOther
StatewideAlkalinity: An Important Parameter in Assessing Water ChemistryOther
StatewideBeach Pebbles Tell a StoryCoastal
StatewideDigital Elevation Models: Maine Geology in a New LightOther
StatewideGeologically Speaking, What's in a Place Name?Other
StatewideGiant Crystals from MaineOther
StatewideGranite Quarrying in MaineOther
StatewideGround Water, Wells and the Summer of 1999Other
StatewideHighest Astronomical Tide on the Maine CoastCoastal
StatewideHistorical Bedrock Maps of Maine Part III: The 1967 Preliminary Geologic Map of MaineBedrock
StatewideHistorical Bedrock Maps of Maine, Part I: The Hitchcock (1885) MapBedrock, Other
StatewideHistorical Bedrock Maps of Maine, Part II: The Keith (1933) MapBedrock, Other
StatewideHistorical Bedrock Maps of Maine, Part IV: The 1985 Bedrock Geologic Map of MaineBedrock, Other
StatewideHow much snow is out there anyway?Other
StatewideImaging Nearshore Bathymetry using a Personal WatercraftCoastal, Other
StatewideLake Levels and Climate Change in Maine and Eastern North America during the last 12,000 yearsSurficial, Other
StatewideLandslide Susceptibility Mapping in MaineOther
StatewideLidar Imagery Reveals Maine's Land Surface in Unprecedented DetailSurficial
StatewideMaine Geology at the Smithsonian InstitutionBedrock, Other
StatewideMaine SpringsOther
StatewideMaine's Dug WellsOther
StatewideMaine's EskersSurficial
StatewideMaine's Glacial DeltasSurficial
StatewideMaine's Glacial Moraines: Living on the EdgeSurficial
StatewideMaine's Highest Yielding WellOther
StatewideMeasurement of Stream Discharge Using Weirs and FlumesOther
StatewideMeteorites in Maine: Is the sky falling???Other
StatewideOld Topographic Maps: Geological Tools and Records of HistoryOther
StatewideOnline Map Resources for MaineOther
StatewidePillow Lavas I Have KnownBedrock
StatewidePrimary Sedimentary Structures in Some Metamorphic RocksBedrock
StatewideSeismic Refraction Profiling: An important tool used in mapping sand and gravel aquifersOther
StatewideStriations: the Stone Groove Truth!Surficial
StatewideTaking the Pulse of a BeachCoastal
StatewideThe Variety of Maine's Changing ShorelineCoastal
StatewideTsunamis in the Atlantic OceanCoastal
StatewideUSGS National Geochemical SurveyOther
StatewideWater, water everywhere.....Other
Stockton SpringsThe Eroding Sandy Point EskerSurficial
StonehamStriped Ledge on Keewaydin LakeBedrock
StoningtonSettlement QuarryBedrock, Surficial
T15 R11 WELSAllagash Falls GeologyBedrock
T3 R10 WELSGeology of Sentinel Mountain, Baxter State ParkBedrock, Surficial
T3 R4 BKP WKRGrand Falls and Spencer Rips, Dead RiverBedrock
T5 R7 WELSSugarloaf Mountain - A Classic Geological LocalityBedrock
T5 R8 WELSHaskell Rock, East Branch Penobscot RiverBedrock
T5 R9 WELSA Geological Traverse along South Branch Ponds Brook, Baxter State ParkBedrock
T5 R9 WELSGeology of the Little Knife Edge, Baxter State ParkBedrock
T5 R9 WELSNorth Ridge, Traveler Mountain, Baxter State ParkBedrock
T6 R8 WELS Geology of Horse Mountain, Baxter State ParkBedrock, Surficial
ThomastonThomaston Prison QuarryBedrock
TopshamIchthyoglypts and Other Igneous AnimalsBedrock
TopshamPresumpscot Formation - The Rise and Fall of the Glacial Sea in MaineSurficial
Township 6 North of WeldA Geological Tour of Tumbledown MountainBedrock
Township ESome Geological Features at Smalls FallsBedrock
VinalhavenAncient Volcanic Rocks on Vinalhaven IslandBedrock
WalesEvidence of Ice Retreat, East Shore of Sabattus PondSurficial
WalthamBig Rock - An ErraticBedrock, Surficial
Washington Plt.Bald MountainBedrock, Surficial
WellsLaudholm and Drakes Island Beaches: Before and After Beach NourishmentCoastal
WestbrookThe Great Landslide of 1868Other
Western MaineGlacial and Postglacial Geology Highlights - White Mountain National ForestSurficial
WhitefieldThe Palmer Hill Glacial-Marine DeltaSurficial
WhitingCoastal Change in Holmes BayCoastal
Winter HarborBasalt Dikes at Schoodic Point, Acadia National ParkBedrock
Winthrop, WayneGeology at Mt. PisgahBedrock
YarmouthSandy Point Beach, Cousins IslandBedrock, Surficial
York CountyBeach Exposures of Tree Stumps in Wells EmbaymentCoastal

Last updated on February 27, 2015