Meeting challenges with geologic maps by William A. Thomas

By William A. Thomas

Geologic maps are our most vital and entire compilation of knowledge concerning the sturdy Earth we are living on, and we can't comprehend the Earth with no them. assembly demanding situations with Geologic Maps provides sixteen examples that convey how geologic maps are assisting to delineate fragile habitat and ecosystems, guard opposed to ordinary dangers (earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides and sinkholes), and locate wanted assets (groundwater, metals, coal, and sand and gravel).

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60 joint A fracture within rocks along which the rocks are parted, but the separated rocks do not move relative to each other. unconsolidated surficial materials Sediment that is loosely arranged so that the particles are not cemented together. Credits Front Cover — Gravel (B. Widmann); Water (Digital Vision); Lava (Digital Vision); Missionary Ridge fire (P. Winkworth); Nevada gold (J.

4). By calculating the expected ground-shaking from an earthquake and using additional data from the geologic map, we can also assess the susceptibility to earthquake-induced landslides in the area. The result1958 ing susceptibility maps (Fig. 5) show which areas are most susceptible. The analysis also revealed that intermediate slopes are more likely to have landslide deposits than the steepest areas. The steepest slopes may truly be less susceptible, or landslides may have occurred at steep slopes but the deposits are resting on steep slopes down the hillside.

The availability of potable groundwater is highly variable and controlled entirely by the complicated geology of the region. The geologic map (Fig. 3) enables us to better understand these controls and the complexity of this tectonically dynamic region. 7-million- to 700,000-year-old Santa Fe Group basin fill. Major faults in the region, including the complex Placitas fault zone, dissect the Paleozoic and Mesozoic strata (Fig. 4). completed in an isolated sandstone of the Cretaceous lower Mancos Shale.

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