Open-File Report OFGG 05–01.0

Basement Depth and Related Geospatial Database for Pennsylvania

Basement Map

Report Compilation Notes

This open-file report was developed by David P. Gold of the Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, in collaboration with S. S. Alexander (Pennsylvania State University), R. Cakir (Department of Geo-Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University), A. G. Doden (GMRE Inc., State College, Pa.), and S. I. Root (Department of Geology, College of Wooster, Ohio).

As part of this report, the map Precambrian Basement Map of the Appalachian Basin and Piedmont Province in Pennsylvania was produced and a PDF of the map (opens a new window) can be downloaded (2.95 MB).

Background on the project, text for the open-file report, and the principal data layers used are also included. More information is provided about the geospatial data and software requirements of the open-file report.

Suggested Citation: Alexander, S. S., Cakir, R., Doden, A. G., and others, compilers, 2005, Basement depth and related geospatial database for Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Open-File Report OFGG
05-01.0, 1 map, scale 1:500,000. Available online.