Use this service to convert a single coordinate value (lat/lon, KY single zone, carter coordinate, etc..) to 14 different coordinate values. Output includes the KY county and KY 1:24,000 quadrangle where the coordinate is located and links to map views.
Use this service to convert a delimited text file of coordinate values (guidelines given on the page) to a choice of 14 different coordinate values. Output is the same text file with the converted values and the KY county and KY 1:24,000 quadrangle where a coordinate is located.
In 1996, the Education Committee of the Kentucky Geological Survey, in conjunction with the Kentucky Society of Professional Geologists, established the Earth Science Education Network (ESEN). Originally, the network provided a group of geologists who served as resource persons for teachers. In the fall of 1996, ESEN was expanded to provide resources from around the globe using the World Wide Web.
Agate is Kentucky's official state rock.
Kentucky has a strong legacy of geologic mapping
A Corbin Sandstone outcrop on the Laurel River
Our research increases knowledge and understanding of Kentucky's geologic resources, hazards, and general geology.
Did you know that Kentucky's official state mineral is actually a rock that burns, and that our official state rock is agate?
KGS makes a positive difference for Kentucky through research, service, online data, and outreach efforts.
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Watch this video feature that notes the KGS contribution of samples from a Carter County deep well for the research.