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Geology of Nevada: Field Guides

Nevada geology covers general earth science, as well as special issues such as mining and earthquakes.

Field Guides and Road Logs

Field guides are a unique form of geological literature.  A field trip can be a very technical exercise aimed at geoscientists, but it might also be an excursion led by geologists for non-scientists and families.

Earth Science Week Field Trips

Every year in October, the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology celebrates Earth Science Week by leading a free field trip for anyone who wants to come along.  The field guides are posted online.


Mountain Press

Field Trip

Geologic and Natural History Guidebooks

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Reports

Two NBMG Reports provide a guide to portions of the state not covered in other field guides.