RI Geological Survey – Maps

  • STATEWIDE:

    • Hermes, O.D., Gromet, L.P., and Murray, D.P.(compilers), 1994, Bedrock Geologic Map of Rhode Island: Rhode Island Map Series No. 1, Unversity of Rhode Island, Kingston. Scale = 1:100,000

    Available for $ 8 plus $ 4 shipping and handling through the Rhode Ilsand  Geological Survey, University of Rhode Island, Department of Geology , Kingston, RI 02881, Phone:(401) 874-2265, Fax:(401) 874-2190

    7.5′ QUADRANGLES: Available through the United States Geological Survey

    • Feininger,T., 1965, Bedrock geologic map of the Ashaway Quadrangle, Connecticut-Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-403. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Quinn, A.W., and Springer, G.W., 1954, Bedrock geology of the Bristol quadrangle and vicinity, Rhode Island-Massachusetts. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-42. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Moore, G.E.,J.r, 1959, Bedrock geology of the Carolina and Quonochontaug quadrangles, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-117. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Quinn, A.W., 1967, Bedrock geology of the Chepachet quadrangle, Providence County, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1241-G, 26p.
    • Moore, G.E., Jr., 963, Bedrock geology of the Coventry Center quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1158-A, 24p.
    • Quinn, A.W., 1963, Bedrock geology of the Crompton quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1158-B, 16p.
    • Quinn, A.W., 1952, Bedrock geology of the East Greenwich quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-17. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Moore, G.E.,Jr., 1983, Bedrock geologic map of the East Killingly quadrangle, Connecticut and Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-1571. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Richmond, G.M., (1952): Bedrock geology of the Georgiaville quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-16. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Moore, G.E., Jr., 1958, Bedrock geology of the Hope Valley quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-105. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Moore, G. E., Jr., 1964, Bedrock geology of the Kingston quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1158-E, 21p.
    • Nichols, D.R., 1956, Bedrock geology of the Narragansett Pier quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-91. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Moore, G.E., Jr., 1975, Preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Newport and Prudence Island quadrangles and part of the Sakonnet Point quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological survey, Open File Report 75-562.
    • Quinn, A.W., 1951, Bedrock geology of the North Scituate quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-13. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Harwood, D.S., and Goldsmith, R. (1971): Bedrock geologic map of the Oneco quadrangle, Connecticut and Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-930. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Quinn, A.W., Ray,R.G., and Seymour,W.L., 1949, Bedrock geology of the Pawtucket quadrangle, Rhode Island-Massachusetts. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-1. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Quinn, A.W., 1959, Bedrock geology of the Providence quadrangle, RhodeIsland. U.S. Geological Survey. Quadrangle Map. Map GQ-118. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Power, W.R., 1959, Bedrock geology of the Slocum quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-114. Scale 1:24, 000.
    • Dixon, H.R., 1974, Bedrock geologic map of the Thompson quadrangle, Windham County, Connecticut, and Providence County, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-1165. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Pollock, S.J., 1964, Bedrock geology of the Tiverton quadrangle, Rhode Island-Massachusetts. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1158-D, 16p.
    • Feininger, T., 1965b, Bedrock geologic map of the Voluntown quadrangle, New London County, Connecticut, and Kent and Washington Counties, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ-436. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Moore, G.E.,Jr., 1967, Bedrock geologic map of the Watch Hill quadrangle, Washington County, Rhode Island, and New London County, Connecticut. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological quadrangle. Map GQ-655. Scale 1:24,000.
    • Williams, R.B., 1964, Bedrock geology of the Wickford quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1158-C, 15.
  • 7.5′ QUADRANGLES: Available through the United States Geological Survey

    MAPS IN PRINT:

    • Schafer, J.P., 1968, Surficial geologic map of the Ashaway quadrangle, Connecticut-Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ712.
    • Feininger, T.G. 1962, Surficial geology of the Hope Valley quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangles. Map GQ166.
    • Schafer, J.P., 1961, Surficial geology of the Narragansett Pier quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ140.
    • Robinson, C.S. 1961, Surficial geology of the North Scituate quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ143.
    • Feininger, T., 1965, Surficial geologic map of the Voluntown quadrangle, Connecticut-Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ469.
    • Schafer, J.P., 1961, Surficial geology of the Wickford quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ136.
    • Schafer, J.P., 1965, Surficial geologic map of the Watch Hill quadrangle, Rhode Island-Connecticut. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle. Map GQ410

    MAPS OUT OF PRINT:

    • Smith, J.H., 1955, Surficial geology of the Bristol quadrangle and vicinity, Rhode Island-Massachusetts. U.S. Geological Survey. Geologic Quadrangle. Map GQ70.
    • Smith, J.H., 1956, Surficial geology at the Crompton quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geologic Quadrangle. Map GQ94.
    • Smith, J.H., 1955, Surficial geology of the East Greenwich quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geologic Quadrangle. Map GQ62.
    • Richmond, G.M., 1953, Surficial geology of the Georgiaville quadrangle, R.I. U.S. Geological Survey. Geologic Quadrangle. Map GQ22.
    • Kaye, C.A., 1960, Surficial geology of the Kingston quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1071-I.
    • Chute, N.E., 1949, Surficial geology of the Pawtucket quadrangle, Rhode Island-Massachusetts. U.S. Geological Survey. Geological Quadrangle Maps.
    • Smith, J.H., 1956, Surficial geology of the Providence quadrangle, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey. Geologic Quadrangle. Map GQ84.
  • 7.5′ QUADRANGLES: Available through the United States Geological Survey

    MAPS OUT OF PRINT:

    • Johnson, K.E., 1961, Rhode Island part of the Ashaway quadrangle and some adjacent areas of Connecticut. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 16.
    • Johnson, K.E., 1962, Rhode Island parts of the Attleboro, Blackstone, Franklin, Oxford and Uxbridge quadrangles. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 19.
    • Hansen,AJ,Jr; Schiner,GR (1964): Ground-water resources of Block Island, Rhode Island. Rhode Island Industrial Commission Geological Bulletin 14.
    • Bierschenk, W.H. 1954, Ground-water resources of the Bristol quadrangle, Rhode Island-Massachusetts. (Rhode Island Industrial Commission Geological Bulletin, 7.) Rhode Island Industrial Commission, Providence..
    • LaSala, A.M., Jr; and Hahn,G.W., 1960, Carolina quadrangle, Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 9.
    • Hahn, G.W., and Hansen, A.J., Jr., 1961, Chepachet quadrangle, Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 15.
    • Mason, R.A. and Hahn, G.W. 1960, Coventry Center quadrangle, Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 8.
    • Allen, W.B, Johnson, K..F and Mason, R.A., 1959, Crompton quadrangle, Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 3.
    • Allen, W.B.,1956, Ground-water resources of the East Greenwich quadrangle, Rhode Island. (Geological Bulletin, 8.) Rhode Island Industrial Commission, Providence. 56 pages.
    • Allen, W.B., and Gorman, L.A. 1959, East Providence quadrangle, Massachusetts-Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 4.
    • Allen, W.B., and Ryan, D.J. 1960, Fall River quadrangle, Massachusetts-Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 7.
    • Richmond, G.M. and Allen, W.B., 1951, The geology and groundwater resources of the Georgiaville quadrangle, Rhode Island. Rhode Island Port and Industrial Development Commission Geological Bulletin 4, 75.
    • Bierschenk, W.H. and Hahn, G.W., 1959, Hope Valley quadrangle, Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 6.
    • Bierschenk, W.H., 1956, Ground-water resources of the Kingston quadrangle, Rhode Island. (Rhode Island Industrial Commission Geological Bulletin, 9.) Rhode Island Industrial Commission, Providence.
    • Hahn, G.W., 1959, Narragansett Pier quadrangle, Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 4.
    • Schiner, G.R. and Gonthier, J.B., 1965, Ground-water map of Prudence Island and Newport quadrangle, Rhode Island. R.I. Water Resources Coordinating Board. Ground Water. Map GWM 20.
    • Pollock, S.J., 1960, North Scituate quadrangle, Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 12.
    • Johnson,KE; Mason,RA; DeLuca,FA (1960): Oneco quadrangle, Connecticut-Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 10.
    • Quinn, A.W., Ray, R.G., Seymour, W.L., Chute, N.E., and Allen, W.B., 1948, The geology and groundwater resources of the Pawtucket quadrangle, Rhode Island. Rhode Island Industrial Commission Geological Bulletin 3, 85p.
    • Halberg, H.N., Knox, C.E., and Pauszek, .FH., 1961, Water resources of the Providence area, Rhode Island. U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Papers 1499-A.
    • Hahn, G.W., 1959, Slocum quadrangle, Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 2.
    • Hansen, A.J., Jr., 1962, Rhode Island parts of the Thompson and East Killingly quadrangles. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 18.
    • Schiner, G.R., and Gonthier, J.B. 1965, Ground-water map of the Tiverton and Sakonnet Point quadrangles, Rhode Island, and the Rhode Island portion of the Westport quadrangle Massachusetts. R.I. Water Resources Coordinating Board. Groundwater. Map GWM 21.
    • Randall, A.D., Bierschenk, W.H., and Hahn, G.W,. 1960, Voluntown quadrangle, Connecticut-Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps.Map 13
    • Johnson, K.E., 1961, Watch Hill quadrangle, Connecticut-Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water Maps. Map 14.
    • Johnson, K.E. and Marks, L.Y., 1959, Wickford quadrangle, Rhode Island. RI Water Resources Division of USGS. Ground-water maps. Map 1.
  • STATEWIDE: Available through the United States Geological Survey or local map retailers

    • Boston, Massachussets – Rhode Island – Connecticut, 1985 (1:100,000)
    • Providence, Rhode Island – Massachussets – Connecticut, 1984 (1:100,000)
    • Block Island, Rhode Island – Connecticut – New york – Massachussets, 1984 (1:100,000)

    7.5′ QUADRANGLES: Available from the United State Geological Survey or local map retailers

    • Ashaway
    • Attleboro
    • Blackstone
    • Block Island
    • Bristol
    • Carolina
    • Chepachet
    • Clayville
    • Coventry Center
    • Crompton
    • East Greenwich
    • East Killingly
    • East Providence
    • Fall River
    • Franklin
    • Georgiaville
    • Hope Valley
    • Kingston
    • Mystic
    • Narragansett Pier
    • Newport
    • North Scituate
    • Oneco
    • Oxford
    • Pawtucket
    • Providence
    • Prudence Island
    • Quonochontaug
    • Sakonnet Point
    • Slocum
    • Thompson
    • Tiverton
    • Uxbridge
    • Voluntown
    • Watch Hill
    • Westport
    • Wickford