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  • Fieldwork in the Anaktuvuk Pass area during summer 2003
  • Field studies of the Kemik Sandstone in Ignek Valley during summer 2004
  • Isoclinal fold within foliation plane
  • Frozen Debris Lobe 7, west of the Dietrich River
  • 2014 Talkeetna Mountains C-4 STATEMAP Project

What We do

  • Natural Resources
  • Energy Resources
  • Mineral Resources
  • Engineering Geology
  • Geologic Materials Center
  • Geophysics
  • Geologic Mapping
  • Natural Hazards
  • Geologic Hazards
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Data Management
  • Maps, Data & Tools
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Our Mission

From providing information related to oil and mineral discoveries to helping after fatal landslides, Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys staff continue their dedicated efforts to stimulate our economy, and protect our residents.

Investing in geologic information is necessary for the discovery and commercialization of the state's undiscovered oil, gas, coal, and mineral resources, and in protecting Alaskans from geologic hazards. It is an investment in future mines, oil and gas production, State revenue, jobs, and a sound economy.

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