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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.

Earthquakes layer 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 109, Bedrock Geologic Map of the Hackensack Quadrangle, Passaic and Bergen Counties, New Jersey, Volkert, Richard A., 2015, scale 1 to 24,000, size 26x34, 1 cross-section and 2 figures. Price $10.00. Download PDF (3.31 MB) (11-18-15)

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.

GEODATA Digital Geodata Series

DGS 04-1 Earthquakes Epicentered in New Jersey (2-19-2016)

Free Publications to Download

Newsletter (Adobe™ PDF files)

On-Line Information

OFR 15-1, Potable Water Supplied in 2011 by New Jersey’s Highlands, Desai, Foram, Domber, Steven, and Snook, Ian, 2015, 30 p., 3 illus., and 3 tables. Download PDF.

TM 14-1, Nitrate Concentrations in Groundwater of New Jersey’s Highlands, Hoffman, Jeffrey L. and Petriman, Alexandra, 2014, 23 pages, 7 illus., 12 tables, and 1 appendix. Download PDF (2.8 MB) UpdatedRevised, 2015.(12-3-2015)

Information Circulars (Adobe™ PDF files)

Historical Publications

Earth Science Week


Celebrate Earth Science Week (October 9-16, 2016). Theme: Our Shared Geoheritage.

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

Last revised February 19 2016.

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