Michigan Geology Maps

Nothing is better for helping to explain geology than a geologic map.  Select from the links below to see a variety of Michigan geologic maps. 

Quaternary Geology of Michigan, W. R. Farrand, 1982.  Also call "Glacial' or "Surficial" by some geologists.  This map shows what is found at the surface.

Bedrock Geology Map, Colored map of the aerial extent of geologic formations.  This shows the pattern of the bedrock that is under the glacial sands, gravels and clays that blanket Michigan. 

Geologic Cross Section and Generalized bedrock Geology Map. 

Oil and Gas Map, A map showing the distribution of Oil & Gas wells in the state.   

Michigan Coal Reserves, J. Kalliokoski, E. J. Welch, 1976, Coal, Southern Peninsula, geologic maps.   

Many more reference materials are available as part of the Digital Geology Library. 


Go to the OGS web page
Go to the Geology In Michigan page