Maps produced by the KGS are important sources of information about the geology and natural resources of the state.

Surficial Geology of Kansas

The Surficial Geology of Kansas interactive map and allows users to explore the geology of the state and includes layers for roads, Public Land Survey System descriptions, county and city boundaries, and more. The KGS also has a wall-sized print version geologic map of the entire state.

Surficial Map of Kansas

County Geologic Maps

Geologic maps, the principal source of information about geology and natural resources at or near the surface, are essential for evaluating natural resources, making economic decisions, and guiding public policy. The KGS county geologic mapping program makes basic geologic information about the state available to the public.

County geologic maps

Classification of Rocks in Kansas

The Classification of Rocks in Kansas chart depicts geologic units that occur in Kansas, organized by the geologic time in which the rocks were deposited.

Kansas stratigraphic chart

Generalized Geologic and Physiographic Maps of Kansas

The generalized geologic map of Kansas shows the geologic age of rocks found at the surface across the state, and the physiographic map depicts state’s the physical geology.

Generalized geologic map of Kansas

Gravity and Magnetic Maps for Kansas

Based on data collected through gravity station measurements and aeromagnetic surveys, these maps show variations in gravity and the magnetic field across Kansas.

Gravity map of Kansas

Digital Elevation Model Shaded Relief Map of Kansas

This map depicts the gradual rise in elevation in Kansas from east to west. The lowest point, at 679 feet above sea level, is in Montgomery County. The highest point, at 4,039 feet above sea level, is on the Colorado border in Wallace County.

Digital elevation model map of Kansas

For more information about the maps available from the KGS, search our publications catalog.