OneGeology Wants to Be Geological Equivalent of Google Maps

Posted to Data Sources, Mapping

There's lots of free geographical data about what's going on at the surface of our planet. It's a different story for what going on underneath though. OneGeology aims to be the solution to that problem.

OneGeology is an international initiative of the geological surveys of the world and a flagship project of the 'International Year of Planet Earth'. Its aim is to create dynamic geological map data of the world available via the web. This will create a focus for accessing geological information for everyone.

I've never been one for the geology, but if the data (and interactive maps) were easily accessible, there certainly would be a peak in interest.

[via msnbc | Thanks, Samantha]

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