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Research resources in geology, maps, US Geological Survey publications and primary articles.

Map Resources

Ask a librarian about topographic maps, USGS thematic maps, USGS publications in the government documents collection, and other maps in the library that might not be included in a catalog search.

Library Advanced Search - Narrow your search to Format: Map.


Print maps at Beloit College Library.   Map drawers on the library's lower level include USGS topographical maps of the following states: Arizona, California, Illinois, Minnesota, Nevada, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

US Geological Survey Thematic Maps.  Library shelves near the topographic map drawers, lower level, contain US Geological Survey thematic maps organized by series number, such as:

  • GP - Geophysical
  • HA - Hydrological Investigations