Dataset Name

Geothermal Resources of Alaska

Bibliographic Reference

Motyka, R.J., Moorman, M.A., and Liss, S.A., 1983, Geothermal resources of Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 8, 1 sheet, scale 1:2,500,000.

Additional Notes

The layers Hotsprings_points and HeatFlow_points have associated textfiles found in "other" folder. These textfiles are hyperlinked to the points and contain information about the well or spring represented by the point.

Table of Contents

Layer Name: metadata
Layer Description: metadata, codesets, files not associated with a specific layer, or applicable to all layers

Layer Name: HeatFlow_points
Layer Description: geothermal gradient test hole

Layer Name: Hotsprings_points
Layer Description: hotsprings

Layer Name: VolcanicRocks
Layer Description: Quaternary or Quaternary-Tertiary volcanic rocks

Layer Name: VolcanicVents_points
Layer Description: volcanic vents

Supplemental Information

The layers listed below are present as ArcGIS shape files. Attribute information for the following layers (entities) is included in this metadata file under the "Entity_and_Attribution_Information" section. Each layer is listed and described in detail under its own heading starting "Entity_Type_Label." Layers include:
 >HeatFlow_points: geothermal gradient test hole
 >Hotsprings_points: hotsprings
 >ThermalH2O_poly: potential exploration area for geothermal resources
 >VolcanicRocks: Quaternary or Quaternary-Tertiary volcanic rocks
 >VolcanicVents_points: volcanic vents


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Use Constraints

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Distribution Contact Information

Metadata Manager
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3354 College Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709-3707
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