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The term 'geologist' is used here. Some of our collections may have derived from the research of paleontologists, stratigraphers, hard and soft rock geologists.

Learn more about the early surveys of Texas.

 

Roemers Texas 1855 Roemer's map of Texas, 1855 The first geologic map of Texas was made by Ferdinand Roemer and published in Bonn, Germany in 1849.

Map image is courtesy of Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps

 

 

Frequently used abbreviations: NPL  Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory | TNSC Texas Natural Science Center | UTDGS Department of Geological Sciences | BEG  Bureau of Economic Geology | VPL Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory | JSG  Jackson School of Geosciences | SUPPORT | VOLUNTEER | GLOSSARY


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