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Geology and Geophysics

Maps, Maps, and More Maps

The Youngblood Energy (Geology) Library has more than 150,000 maps.  

Types of maps:

  • Topographic
  • Geologic
  • Stratigraphic
  • Structural
  • Tectonic
  • Oil and Gas
  • Land Use
  • Railroad
  • Highway
  • Tourist (city, state, country)

Arrangement of Maps:

  • Most maps are arranged geographically (by country or by state) and are shelved in flat map case drawers.  Each drawer has a unique number.
  • Maps-in-series are arranged by series number and are shelved in lateral files.

Maps can also be found in the OU Libraries at:

Norman, OK Topographic Map