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NJ-GeoWeb 3.0 - 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 and Landslides 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 112, Surficial Geologic Map of part of the Bushkill Quadrangle, Warren County, New Jersey and Monroe County, Pennsylvania, Witte, Ron W., 2017, scale 1 to 24,000, 2 plates plates sizes 34x37; 34x59, 1 cross-section, 7 figures and 1 table. Price $10.00. Download PDF (7-18-2017)

OFM 116, Geology of the Toms River and Seaside Park Quadrangles, Ocean County, New Jersey, Stanford, Scott D and Sugarman, Peter J., 2017, scale 1 to 24,000, 2 plates each size 36x56, 4 cross-sections, 6 figures and 10-page pamphlet. Price $10.00. Download PDF (4-5-2017)

OFM 115, Bedrock Geologic Map of the Lakehurst Quadrangle, Ocean County, New Jersey, Sugarman, Peter. J., Castelli, Michael V., Dalton, Richard F., and Malerba, Nicole L., 2016, scale 1 to 24,000, 2 plates sizes 30x36; 30x46, 3 cross-sections, 8 figures and 1 table. Price $10.00. Download PDF (17.2 MB) (3-27-2017)

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. Download PDF (6.35 MB) (1-19-2017)

GMS 16-1, Geologic and Aquifer Map of Cape May County, New Jersey, Sugarman, Peter J., Monteverde, Donald H., Stanford, Scott D., Johnson, Stephen W., Stroitleva, Yelena, Pristas, Ronald S., Vandegrift, Kathleen, and Domber, Steven E., 2016, scale 1 to 100,000, 2 plates sizes 41x60 and 42x48, 18 figures and 2 tables.  Price $10.00. Download PDF (9.23 MB) (1-12-2017)

GEODATA Digital Geodata Series

DGS 17-1, Oil and Natural Gas Exploration Wells Drilled in New Jersey.

DGS06-3 Landslides in New Jersey (5-1-2017)

DGS 04-1 Earthquakes Epicentered in New Jersey (3-27-2017)

Free Publications to Download

Newsletter (Adobe™ PDF files)

On-Line Information

TM 17-1, Highest Elevations by County in New Jersey, Alexandra Petriman, 2017, 64 pages, 2 Tables and 90 figures. Download PDF (2.35 MB)

2017 Calendar (1-12-2017)

Surficial Geologic Map of New Jersey, 2016, size 8-1/2 x 11, SCALE: 1 to 1,000,000 (1 in. equals approximately 16 mi.) Download PDF.

Bedrock Geologic Map of New Jersey, 2016, size 8-1/2 x 11, SCALE: 1 to 1,000,000 (1 in. equals approximately 16 mi.) Download PDF. updated

Information Circulars (Adobe™ PDF files)

Stockton, New Jersey and the Stockton Formation (6-27-2017)

What's in a Rock? A Dinosaur Track from New Jersey at the State Museum in Trenton (6-27-2017)

Thickness and Depositional Settings of Surficial Deposits in New Jersey (1-12-2017)


Historical Publications

Earth Science Week


Celebrate Earth Science Week (October 8-14, 2017). Theme: Earth and Human Activity.

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

Last revised Aug 11, 2017.

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