News

Front page of the 2019-2020 MGS Annual Report.
New Publication Alert

Annual Report 2019-2020

Posted August 20, 2020

Our Annual Report for 2019-2020 is now available!

Schematic diagram illustrating subduction of crustal plates and associated volcanism.
New Publication Alert

Newly Revised Minnesota at a Glance!

Posted August 18, 2020

Five newly revised "Minnesota at a Glance" publications are now available, including both 2-page and 4-page layouts.

USGS geologic map of North America
Geologic Mapping Forum

Geologic Mapping Forum Online

Posted August 17, 2020

In place of the 2020 and 2021 Geologic Mapping Forum, an online meeting will be held. Please visit the event page for more information.

A clipped example of a gamma log collected by the Minnesota Geological Survey.
General Notice

Borehole Geophysical Database Portal

Posted August 6, 2020

Our portal to the Borehole Geophysical Database Web Map has a new look!

Olmsted County Geologic Atlas
New Story Map Alert

Minnesota County Geologic Atlas - Part A, Olmsted County

Posted July 8, 2020

Olmsted County Geologic Atlas - Part A, is now available. Check out the geology!

Screenshot of the Dodge County Geologic Atlas Story Map
New Story Map Alert

Dodge County Geologic Atlas, Part A

Posted June 5, 2020

The Dodge County Geologic Atlas - Part A (geology) Story Map is now available.

Bedrock Geology map (Plate 2) of the Olmsted County Geologic Atlas, Part A
New Publication Alert

Olmsted County Geologic Atlas, Part A

Posted June 5, 2020

The Olmsted County Geologic Atlas - Part A (geology) was recently published by the Survey.

Surficial Geology map (Plate 3) of the Dodge County Geologic Atlas, Part A
New Publication Alert

Dodge County Geologic Atlas, Part A

Posted June 5, 2020

The Dodge County Geologic Atlas - Part A (geology) was recently published by the Survey.

Geologic Map of Minnesota Quaternary Geology
New Publication Alert

D-1 Surficial Geology Map of Minnesota

Posted November 19, 2019

This is the inaugural launch of our D-Series (digital) databases that will be continually updated and made publicly available through the web.