The maps will be useful to government officials, land and resource managers, geological consultants, geological engineers, and other interested persons to identify and plan for geologic hazards; identify, develop, and protect geologic resources; and to aid in developing land management strategies. The maps are also a valuable resource for those wishing to better understand the colorful, fascinating landscape of southwestern Utah’s largest urban area.
The Geologic Map of the St. George 7.5’ Quadrangle covers approximately 50 square miles of land in and around the City of St. George, extending south to the Arizona border.
The Geologic Map of the White Hills Quadrangle covers 50 square miles immediately west of the St. George map and includes the suburb of Bloomington and the upper reaches of the Virgin River Gorge.
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Geologic Map of the White Hills Quadrangle, Washington County (M-250DM)
Geologic Map of the St. George 7.5′ Quadrangle, Washington County (M-251DM)