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New Publication: Utah Mining Districts

UGS Open-File Report 695 by Ken Krahulec GET IT HERE: This report offers a Utah mining districts map and a brief summary of each of Utah’s 185 mining districts. These district summaries include the geologic setting, production significance, major metals produced, recognized ore deposit types, and a discussion on the most important mines in each […]

2018 Lake Bonneville Geologic Conference and Short Course

October 3–6, 2018 Utah Department of Natural Resources Auditorium 1594 West North Temple Salt Lake City, Utah Please contact Adam McKean with questions (801-537-3386 or adammckean@utah.gov). With the publication in 2016 of the “Lake Bonneville: A Scientific Update” book, the Utah Geological Survey is interested in bringing together the geologic community to review and discuss […]

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Lake Bonneville Geologic Conference October 3-4, 2018 Lake Bonneville Geologic Short Course October 5-6, 2018 The conference and short course will be held at the Utah Department of Natural Resources Auditorium at 1594 West North Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. The conference will be open to the geologic community. The conference will cover geologic topic related […]

NEW PUBLICATION: Geologic Hazards of the Moab Quadrangle, Grand County, Utah

by Jessica J. Castleton, Ben A. Erickson, and Emily J. Kleber GET IT HERE: The Moab quadrangle is located in the south-central portion of Grand County, Utah. Currently, the area is experiencing rapid development and population growth, that is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. As urbanization expands into areas less suited for development, […]