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  • Detailed geological maps available

  • Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries has released highly detailed geological maps of Jackson and Josephine counties as part of the agency's Lidar Data Quadrangle. Lidar, a laser-mapping technology, allows for amazingly detailed and accurate mapping of the Earth's surface.
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  • Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries has released highly detailed geological maps of Jackson and Josephine counties as part of the agency's Lidar Data Quadrangle. Lidar, a laser-mapping technology, allows for amazingly detailed and accurate mapping of the Earth's surface.
    More detailed coverage information for the Rogue Valley area is provided in this index map PDF:
    http://www.oregongeology.org/pubs/ldq/Lidar_Series_Index_Map_Rogue_Valley_2012.pdf
    Lidar Data Quadrangle series publications are available on DVD and require specialty GIS software to view and use. LDQ series publications can be purchased directly via the web tool, http://www.oregongeology.org/sub/lidardataviewer/index.htm, or from the Nature of the Northwest Information Center, 800 NE Oregon St., Suite 177, Portland, OR 97232.
    You may also call 503-872-2750 or order online at http://www.naturenw.org. There is a $4.95 shipping and handling charge for all mailed items.
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