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NJ-GeoWeb Geology Profile is an interactive mapping application that provides information about New Jersey's Geology, Aquifers, Well Head Protection Areas, Earthquake Epicenters, Abandoned Mines, Landslides and more.

Landslide layers updated.

Maps and Publications Sales New

Publication Order Form | Maps and Publications Sales General Information

List of Geologic Maps by USGS Quadrangle | USGS 7.5 min Quadrangle Index Map of New Jersey

OFM 106, Bedrock Geologic Map of the New Jersey Parts of the Greenwood Lake and Sloatsburg Quadrangles, Sussex, Passaic, and Bergen Counties, New Jersey, Volkert, Richard A., 2015, scale 1 to 24,000, size 24x59, 1 cross-section and  4 figures.  Price $10.00. Download PDF (1.01 MB) (8-28-15)

GMS 15-1, Geologic Map of the Stockton Quadrangle, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, Donald H. Monteverde, Gregory C. Herman, Scott D. Stanford and Steven Spayd, 2015, scale 1:24,000, size 36x48, 2 cross-sections and  2 figures.  Price $10.00. Download PDF (3.54 MB) (7-30-15)

Bedrock Geologic Map of New Jersey 2014, Dalton, Richard F., Monteverde, Donald H., Sugarman, Peter J., and Volkert, Richard A., compilers, 2014, scale 1 to 250,000, size 37x47, 5 cross-sections. Price $20.00.

OFM 105, Geology Map of the Millville Quadrangle, Cumberland and Salem Counties, New Jersey, Stanford, Scott D., 2015, scale 1 to 24,000, size 36x46, 2 cross-sections, 6 figures, and a 5-page pamphlet. Price $10.00. Download PDF (1.66 MB) (3-4-15)

GEODATA Digital Geodata Series

DGS 04-1 Earthquakes Epicentered in New Jersey (8-24-2015)

DGS 06-3 Landslides in New Jersey (7-7-2015)

DGS09-2 Coastal Plain Sediments with Potential to Form Acid (Sulfate) Soilsupdated(6-30-2015)

DGS10-3 New Jersey Water Transfer Model Withdrawal, Use, and Return Dataupdated(6-25-2015)

Free Publications to Download

Newletter (Adobe™ PDF files)

Newsletter Vol. 11 No.1. (2015). (9-15-2015)

On-Line Information

2015 Summary of Statemap Geologic Mapping Program in New Jersey. Adobe™ PDF file. Updated (8-28-2015)

GSR 42, Borehole Geophysical Logs and Geological Interpretation of Two Deep, Open Boreholes in the Passaic Formation, Elizabeth City, Union County, New Jersey by Gregory C. Herman, Mark A. French, and John F. Curran, 2015, 27 p., 18 illus., 3 tables, and 2 appendices. Download (14.5MB) (7-30-2015)

2015 Calendar: Xtreme Geology. Download.(6.39 MB)(12-22-2014)

Information Circulars (Adobe™ PDF files)

Water Withdrawals in New Jersey from 2000 to 2009 (11-14-2014)

Historical Publications

New Jersey Topographic Name Sheets (8-15-2013)

Earth Science Week


Celebrate Earth Science Week (October 11-17, 2015). Theme: Visualizing Earth Systems.

The Earth Science Week site contains Tips for Participants, Student Activities, Education Standards, Proclamations,
Press Releases, Links and other information.

Last revised September 15, 2015.

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