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New Publication explores the origin and geology of the Rio de Flag of Flagstaff, Arizona
"This geology and trail guide is for anyone who likes to walk, be outdoors, and is interested in the geology in and around Flagstaff.” Richard Holm
AZGS Economic Impact Survey – Update
The raw results of spring's AZGS economic impact survey are now in. We are pulling together the survey data, interviews, and web analytics to complete the picture. Stay tuned.
Using Arizona to Explore the Moon

The Black Point Lava Flow in a new AZGS electronic postcard is a timely reminder of the Apollo program, 50 years after the first landing on the Moon, and of NASA’s recently articulated goal to land astronauts at the lunar south pole within the next five years.  

ARIZONA ROCKS – The Postcards! Celebrating GSA-2019 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona
The Arizona Geological Survey is celebrating GSA-2019 with 21 Arizona Rocks! digital postcards.
Full cost accounting of the 2010 Shultz Fire, Flagstaff, Arizona

Do you recall the Schultz Fire of 2010 that ravaged the southeast flank of San Francisco Mountain? The team at NAU’s Ecological Restoration Institute published a 44-p. report detailing the economic impact of this modest-size fire. The ecological and human impact of the  fire lingers on.

Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area signed into law
The 3,300-square-mile Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area of southern Arizona was signed into law earlier in March 2019.
The next generation of AZGS Digital Geologic Map products
AZGS' digital geologic map product suite will now include multiple digital formats - geodatabase, geojson, KMZ and shapefiles - to meet the needs of Arizona geoscientists.
A Geoheritage tour of Flagstaff & environs, northern Arizona
‘Touring Geoheritage Sites of Flagstaff & Environs’ StoryMap highlights 30 of the most prominent geologic, archaeologic, and cultural features near Flagstaff, Arizona.
The Demise of the Virtual Arizona Experience
The Virtual Arizona Experience had a great run from 14 February 2012 till March 2019. 'All good things must pass.'
The U.S. Geological Survey’s Commodity Report – 2019: Arizona’s role in U.S. mineral production
The US Geological Survey just released their 2018 report on U.S and global mineral commodities. Arizona is No# 1 in copper production in the U.S.
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