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Maine Geology

All sorts of content about Maine geology: its rocks, landforms and deep history.

Bedrock Geologic Map of Maine
Plus a sketch of the state's geology.

Surface Geologic Map of Maine
Presented with a sketch of Maine's glacial history.

Share Maine's Geology
Share your photos of Maine's geological attractions.

Maine Geologic Field Localities (Bedrock)
The Maine Geological Survey has thorough notes and photos of more than 30 different noteworthy places around the state.

Maine Geologic Field Localities (Marine)
Beaches, dunes and seafloor are featured in this Maine Geological Survey list of 18 places on Maine's coast.

Main Geologic Field Localities (Surficial)
Potholes, glacial signs and sediment deposits, 25 of them from the Maine Geological Survey.

Maine Quarries
A deep list of stone sources from Peggy Perazzo's Quarries and Beyond site.

Geological Society of Maine
This learned society meets three times a year in Maine.

Maine Mineral Clubs
A small list from the Maine Geological Survey.

Maine Mineral Collecting Localities
The Maine Geological Survey describes 45 sites plus tips on collecting minerals.

Maine Mineral Displays
A variety of gem stores and museums are happy to show you Maine gems, particularly tourmalines.

Acadia National Park
The best of Maine's rock-bound coast is on display here on Mount Desert Island.

Aroostook State Park
Quaggy Jo Mountain contains both limestone and lava, according to this page on mainrec.com.

Pineo Ridge
Colby College presents notes and photos from this eastern Maine site of glacial moraines and deltas.

Maine Campgrounds
About.com's David Sweet guides you to the best outdoor places to stay.

Maine Maps
About.com's Matt Rosenberg helps get you oriented.

Maine Scenic Roads
About.com's Darren Smith shows you the best ways to get around.

Prehistoric Animals of Maine
About.com's Bob Strauss shows them and tells you more.

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