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Geology 101 Maps


  • Principal aquifers and well yields in Washington [map] / by Dee Molenaar, Peder Grimstad, Kenneth L. Walters ; prepared cooperatively by the U.S. Geological Survey and the State of Washington Department of Ecology. 1980
    • Owen Map Room -   G4281.C3 1980 .M6 drwr.  155
  •  Chehalis River watershed surficial aquifer characterization / by Robert S. Garrigues, Kirk Sinclair and John TooleyWashington State Dept. of Ecology, Environmental Assessment Program, Watershed Ecology Section. 1988
    • Owen Library - TD225.C414 G37 1998


  • Geohydrology of the regional aquifer system, western Snake River plain, southwestern Idaho [microform] / by Garth D. Newton ; a contribution of the Regional Aquifer-System Analysis ProgramDept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey.  Open-file report ; 88-317.
    • Owen Microfiche - I 19.76:88-317


  •  A description of aquifer units in eastern Oregon / by Joseph B. Gonthier ; prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyU.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey. Water-resources investigations report ; 84-4095. 1985
    • Owen Government Documents - I 19.42/4:84-4095

Northwest Region

  • Geologic framework of the Columbia Plateau Aquifer System, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho / by B.W. Drost, K.J. Whiteman, and J.B. GonthierDept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey. Water-resources investigations report ; 87-4238.
    • Owen Government Documents - I 19.42/2:87-4238-87:4240  no.87:4238-87:4240

United States

  • National Water Information System: Mapper
  • USGS Water Supply Papers (online in the USGS Publications Warehouse) Many of these reports will be highly technical, but you should be able to understand some of the information. WSU Owen has most of them in print, also.
  • USGS National Map - Search for your location, zoom to it,  then choose overlay tab,  then mark the hydrography overlay
  • Regional Aquifer-System Analysis Program of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1978-1992 / by Ren Jen Sun and Richard H. JohnstonU.S. Geological Survey circular ; 1099.
    • Owen Government Documents - I 19.4/2:1099
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