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UT Geology Begins
Women in Geology
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.
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