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Geological Mapping Update of Antarctica (GEOMAP)

Publications, Data and Links of interest to the Antarctic Geologic Mapping Community

+ Publications

GeoMAP publications:
GeoMAP Presentation

  pdf "Towards a digital dataset of the Antarctic geosphere" (7.11 MB) - a Powerpoint presentation on the SCAR GeoMAP project, its work and the progress made up to 2016 in mapping the geosphere.

GeoMAP Newsletters:

GeoMAP Workshop 2015

GeoMAP held a workshop at the XII ISAES Meeting in July 2015 called "Towards improved geological maps ofAntarctic rocks and surficial deposits":


+ Data

GeoMAP v.201907 will be available as a web-service in August 2019.

A GeoMAP web-based explorer can be accessed directly through Antarctic Explorer.

For data downloads and metadata, click on the Links bar below.

+ Links

Access the GeoMAP Download Page

This download page/link is active from 17 July 2019.

Access GeoMAP Metadata

GeoMAP material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Where the data are used in a figure GeoMAP requests attribution in the following manner: © SCAR GeoMAP and GNS Science 2019. Where reference to the data is to be included in a Reference List and the data is from a single published map, reference to that original source is suggested. If the data come from multiple sheets or the source cannot be identified then the following citation for GeoMAP.v.201907 is suggested:

Cox S.C., Smith Lyttle B. and the GeoMAP team (2019). SCAR GeoMAP dataset. GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Release v.201907.

GeoMap geo dataset poster 2019 web