Maine Field Localities

For descriptions of field localities, click the dots on the map below.


Town/Region Field Localities Category
SouthportCoastal Bedrock Geology, Cape NewagenBedrock
T3 R4 BKP WKRGrand Falls and Spencer Rips, Dead RiverBedrock
StatewideOnline Map Resources for MaineOther
StatewideMaine's EskersSurficial
CutlerCoastal Change in Holmes BayCoastal
SkowheganThe Big Eddy of the KennebecBedrock
BrooktonFluted Till SurfacesSurficial
NewryMineral Collecting in Newry, MaineBedrock
StatewideTaking the Pulse of a BeachCoastal
North BerwickBauneg Beg Mountain Conservation AreaBedrock
SearsportGlacial Geology of Moose Point State ParkBedrock, Coastal, Surficial
AvonSandy River Bank Erosion, Avon, Maine - 2nd UpdateOther
KitteryFort Foster Park BeachBedrock, Coastal, Surficial
CascoHacker's HillBedrock, Surficial
AuburnMount Apatite Park, Auburn, MaineBedrock, Surficial
AugustaGeology near the Augusta Civic CenterBedrock
AugustaGeology of Augusta's Third Bridge Access WaysBedrock
Avon, WeldThe Geology of Mount Blue State Park - Bulletin 17Bedrock, Surficial
Bar HarborThe Geology of Mount Desert Island: A Visitor's Guide to the Geology of Acadia National Park - Bulletin 38 Bedrock, Surficial
Bar HarborThe Ovens, Bar HarborBedrock, Surficial
BathCivil War Soldiers' Monument, Bath, MaineBedrock
BiddefordCoastal Ledges of Kittery Formation, Granite, and Basalt, East Point Sanctuary, Biddeford PoolBedrock
BoothbayPorter Point Preserve, BoothbayBedrock
Boothbay HarborBurnt Island's Glacial Erratics of the Lincoln SillBedrock, Surficial
Bowdoin College Grant EastThe Geology of Gulf Hagas, Bowdoin College Grant East, MaineBedrock
BristolLa Verna Preserve, BristolBedrock, Surficial
BristolScenic Ledges at Pemaquid Point LighthouseBedrock
ByronA Brief Geological Review of Coos Canyon, Byron, MaineBedrock
CamdenThe Bedrock Geology of Mount Battie, CamdenBedrock
Cape ElizabethThe Geology of Two Lights State Park, Cape ElizabethBedrock, Surficial
Cape ElizabethThe Geology of the Two Lights and Crescent Beach State Parks Area, Cape Elizabeth, Maine - Bulletin 26Bedrock, Surficial
Cape ElizabethPortland Head Light, Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland CountyBedrock
Casco, NaplesThe Geology of Sebago Lake State ParkBedrock, Surficial
Casco, NaplesThe Geology of Sebago Lake State Park - Bulletin 11Bedrock, Surficial
Castle HillThe Geology of Haystack Mountain, Castle Hill, MaineBedrock
ClintonLayered Rocks of the Waterville Formation, Central MaineBedrock
CutlerHiking the Bold Coast, Cutler, MaineBedrock, Surficial
DedhamLucerne Granite, Lucerne-in-MaineBedrock
DickeyThrust Faults in Northern MaineBedrock
EdmundsThe Geology of Cobscook Bay State ParkBedrock, Coastal, Surficial
EllsworthThe Agassiz Outcrop, Ellsworth: A National Historic LandmarkBedrock, Surficial
FrankfortMosquito Mountain Granite Quarry, FrankfortBedrock
FriendshipStretched Metamorphic Rocks, Friendship Boat LaunchBedrock
IslesboroGrindle Point, IslesboroBedrock
KitteryAncient Fault Rocks at Fort Foster Park, KitteryBedrock
LibertyMarshall Shore Town Park, Liberty, Waldo CountyBedrock, Surficial
Lobster TownshipLobster Lake, MaineBedrock
Lower Enchanted TownshipMaine's Enchanted CaveBedrock
MattawamkeagGordon Falls on the Mattawamkeag River: Red Rocks and White WaterBedrock
MonheganA Brief Review of the Geology of Monhegan IslandBedrock
Mount DesertEarth shattering events at Mount Desert Island!Bedrock
Mount DesertA Geological Tour of Bartlett Narrows and VicinityBedrock
Mt. Abram TownshipGeology of Mount AbrahamBedrock, Surficial
Moxie GoreSome Geological Features at Moxie FallsBedrock
New GloucesterMigmatite in New GloucesterBedrock
OgunquitThe Geology of the Marginal Way, Ogunquit, MaineBedrock
Owls HeadBirch Point Beach State Park, Owls Head, mid-coast MaineBedrock, Coastal, Surficial
Port ClydeMarshall Point Lighthouse and Geology, Port Clyde, MaineBedrock
PownalBradbury Mountain, PownalBedrock
ProspectThe U.S. Route 1/State Route 3 Roadcut at the Approach to the Penobscot Narrows BridgeBedrock
RangeleyThe Rangeley ConglomerateBedrock
Red BeachRed Beach GraniteBedrock
RockportRockin' around Rockport HarborBedrock, Surficial
RumfordSome Geological Features at Whitecap Mountain, Rumford, MaineBedrock, Surficial
Sandy River PltA Geologic Transect along the Appalachian Trail to the Summit of Saddleback MountainBedrock, Surficial
SeboomookSeboomook Lake, MaineBedrock
South PortlandFolded Metamorphic Rocks Near Willard Beach, South PortlandBedrock
Stoneham"Striped Ledge" on Keewaydin LakeBedrock
StoningtonSettlement Quarry, Stonington, MaineBedrock, Surficial
ThomastonThomaston Prison Quarry, Thomaston, MaineBedrock
TopshamIchthyoglypts and other igneous animals, TopshamBedrock
T3 R10 WELSGeology of Sentinel Mountain, Baxter State Park, MaineBedrock, Surficial
T5 R7 WELSSugarloaf Mountain near Shin Pond - a Classic Geological LocalityBedrock
T5 R8 WELSHaskell Rock, East Branch Penobscot River, T5 R8 WELSBedrock
T5 R9 WELSA Geological Traverse along South Branch Ponds Brook, Baxter State ParkBedrock
T5 R9 WELSGeology of the 'Little Knife Edge', Baxter State Park, MaineBedrock
T5 R9 WELSNorth Ridge, Traveler Mountain, Baxter State Park, MaineBedrock
T6 R8 WELS Geology of Horse Mountain, Baxter State Park, MaineBedrock, Surficial
T15 R11 WELSAllagash Falls GeologyBedrock
Township ESome Geological Features at Smalls FallsBedrock
Township 6 North of WeldA Geological Tour of Tumbledown MountainBedrock
VinalhavenAncient Volcanic Rocks on Vinalhaven IslandBedrock
WalthamBig Rock - An Erratic in Waltham, MaineBedrock, Surficial
Washington Plt.Bald Mountain, Washington Plantation, MaineBedrock, Surficial
Winter HarborBasalt Dikes at Schoodic Point, Acadia National ParkBedrock
Winthrop, WayneGeology at Mt. PisgahBedrock
YarmouthSandy Point Beach, Cousins Island, YarmouthBedrock, Surficial
Attean Township, Holeb Township,T5 R7 BKP WKRThe Geology of the Moose River "Bow Trip" - Northwestern MaineBedrock
Augusta, Hallowell, ManchesterGeology of Jamies Pond - Augusta, Hallowell, and Manchester, MaineBedrock
StatewidePillow Lavas I Have KnownBedrock
AddisonTracy Corners Gravel Pit, AddisonSurficial
AlfredThe Jailhouse Delta, AlfredSurficial
AugustaGlacial and Marine Sediments in Augusta, Maine: The Cony Street ExposureSurficial
BangorEvidence for a Calving Embayment in the Penobscot River Valley, Bangor, MaineSurficial
Bar HarborThe Landscape of Mount Desert Island Past and PresentSurficial
BathSubsurface Geology of the Kennebec RiverSurficial
Dennistown Plt.Glacial Lake Varves, Dennistown PlantationSurficial
EastonInfilled Kettle Hole, Easton, Aroostook CountySurficial
GeorgetownThe Riggsville Pothole, Georgetown IslandSurficial
GraftonGlacial and Postglacial Geology of Grafton Notch State ParkSurficial
LamoineMarlboro Beach, Lamoine, MaineSurficial, Coastal
Leeds, WayneAndroscoggin Lake's Outlet Delta SystemSurficial
Mt. Katahdin TownshipAlpine Glacial Features along the Chimney Pond Trail, Baxter State Park, MaineSurficial
Mt. Katahdin TownshipMount KatahdinSurficial
Mt. Katahdin TownshipMount Ktaadn from W. Butterfield's (Oct. 8th 1836) Near the Grand Schoodic LakeSurficial
PhillipsDaggett Rock - Maine's Largest Glacial ErraticSurficial
South BerwickOrris Falls Conservation Area and the Great Balancing Rock of TatnicSurficial
Stockton SpringsThe Eroding Sandy Point Esker, Stockton Springs, MaineSurficial
TopshamPresumpscot Formation - The Rise and Fall of the Glacial Sea in MaineSurficial
WalesEvidence of Ice Retreat, East Shore of Sabattus PondSurficial
WhitefieldThe Palmer Hill Glacial-Marine Delta, Whitefield, MaineSurficial
DowneastMaine's Ice Age TrailSurficial
Moosehead LakeMoosehead Lake and the Tale of Two RiversSurficial
Southwestern MainePipeline to the Ice AgeSurficial
StatewideStriations: the Stone Groove Truth!Surficial
Western MaineGlacial and Postglacial Geology Highlights in the White Mountain National Forest, Western MaineSurficial
Coastal MaineA General Introduction to the Presumpscot Formation - Maine's Blue ClaySurficial
StatewideMaine's Glacial DeltasSurficial
StatewideMaine's Glacial Moraines: Living on the EdgeSurficial
StatewideLake Levels and Climate Change in Maine and Eastern North America during the last 12,000 yearsSurficial
StatewideLidar Imagery Reveals Maine's Land Surface in Unprecedented DetailSurficial
Bar HarborSea-Level Change on Mt. Desert IslandCoastal
BelfastBelfast Bay Pockmark FieldCoastal
Cape ElizabethCoastal Erosion at Crescent Beach State Park, Cape Elizabeth, MaineCoastal
DamariscottaSea-Level Rise and the Damariscotta River Oyster Shell MiddensCoastal
GeorgetownMile and Half Mile Beaches at Reid State ParkCoastal
Georgetown"Shells on the Beach"Coastal
GeorgetownWWII Rockets Removed from Beach at Reid State ParkCoastal
KennebunkUsing LIDAR to monitor beach changes: Goochs Beach, Kennebunk, MaineCoastal
KennebunkportCoastal Circulation in the Vicinity of the Kennebunk River and Goochs BeachCoastal
KitteryA Natural Beach Bonfire in Kittery, MaineCoastal
LubecActive Coastal Processes in the Lubec EmbaymentCoastal
MachiasportJasper Beach, Machiasport, MaineCoastal
Mount DesertSomes Sound, Mount Desert IslandCoastal
OgunquitOgunquit Beach and Dunes Over TimeCoastal
PhippsburgSeawall and Popham Beach Dynamics, Phippsburg, MaineCoastal
PhippsburgTombolo Breach at Popham Beach State Park, Phippsburg, MaineCoastal
PhippsburgStorm and Channel Dynamics at Popham Beach State Park, Phippsburg, MaineCoastal
PhippsburgMigration of the Morse River into Back Dunes at Popham Beach State Park, Phippsburg, MaineCoastal
PhippsburgSetting the Stage for a Course Change at Popham Beach, PhippsburgCoastal
PhippsburgBeach Scraping at Popham Beach State Park, Phippsburg, MaineCoastal
PortlandPortland Tide Gauge and WaterfrontCoastal
PortlandWatching the Tides: The 100th Anniversary of the Portland, Maine Tidal StationCoastal
SacoDune Recovery at Ferry Beach, Saco: A Helping HandCoastal
ScarboroughBeach Nourishment at Western Beach, Scarborough, Maine: Benefits for the Beaches and the BirdsCoastal
ScarboroughShoreline Erosion at Western and Ferry Beaches, Scarborough, MaineCoastal
ScarboroughSimulating Future Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Coastal Wetlands: An example from Scarborough, MaineCoastal
South PortlandDune Restoration at Willard Beach in Simonton Cove, South Portland, MaineCoastal
South PortlandPatriots' Day Storm at Willard Beach, April 2007Coastal
WellsLaudholm and Drakes Island Beaches: Before and After Beach NourishmentCoastal
Gulf of MaineSampling the Gulf of Maine Seabed from the Ocean Survey Vessel BoldCoastal
Gulf of MaineAn Underwater View of the Gulf of Maine Sea FloorCoastal
Penobscot BayPenobscot Bay 10,000 Years Ago: A submarine canyon was the ancestral Penobscot River valley.Coastal
York CountyBeach Exposures of Tree Stumps in Wells EmbaymentCoastal
StatewideBeach Pebbles Tell a StoryCoastal
StatewideWater, water everywhere.....Other
StatewideHow much snow is out there anyway?Other
StatewideUSGS National Geochemical SurveyOther
StatewideGround Water, Wells and the Summer of 1999Other
StatewideAerial photographs of Maine - Views from the skyOther
StatewideLandslide Susceptibility Mapping in MaineOther
StatewidePrimary Sedimentary Structures in Some Metamorphic RocksBedrock
StatewideGiant Crystals from MaineOther
StatewideMeteorites in Maine: Is the sky falling???Other
StatewideMeasurement of Stream Discharge Using Weirs and FlumesOther
StatewideMaine's Dug WellsOther
StatewideDigital Elevation Models: Maine Geology in a New LightOther
StatewideSeismic Refraction Profiling: An important tool used in mapping sand and gravel aquifersOther
StatewideMaine SpringsOther
StatewideA Trick of the Light: Seeing (or Not Seeing) Geologic Features Under Different Lighting ConditionsSurficial
ColumbiaSand and Gravel Aquifer Maps - A Work in ProgressSurficial, Other
StatewideThe Variety of Maine's Changing ShorelineCoastal
StatewideMaine's Highest Yielding WellOther
StatewideOld Topographic Maps: Geological Tools and Records of HistoryOther
StatewideAlkalinity: An Important Parameter in Assessing Water ChemistryOther
StatewideTsunamis in the Atlantic OceanCoastal
StatewideHistorical Bedrock Maps of Maine, Part I: The Hitchcock (1885) MapOther
StatewideHistorical Bedrock Maps of Maine, Part II: The Keith (1933) MapOther
StatewideHistorical Bedrock Maps of Maine, Part IV: The 1985 Bedrock Geologic Map of MaineOther
QuebecThe Cap-Rouge, Quebec, EarthquakeOther
StatewideGeologically Speaking, What's in a Place Name?Other
StatewideMaine Geology at the Smithsonian InstitutionBedrock
AvonEngineered Solutions to Stream Bank Erosion: A Case StudyOther
AvonNatural Processes Affecting Stream Bank ErosionOther
FreeportThe Freeport Basin Study: A Cooperative Investigation of Water UseOther
BinghamHydrogeology of the Bingham Water District WellOther
AugustaHydrogeology of the Governor Hill Fish HatcheryOther
SebagoBottom Sediments of Sebago LakeOther
NaplesSongo Beach, Sebago Lake State ParkOther
SebagoSummary of Sebago Lake Shoreline Change Studies, 1990-1997Other
SebagoWhy is Sebago Lake so deep?Other
MilfordThe Sunkhaze Peatland ComplexOther
LitchfieldLitchfieldite and the Litchfield Sodalite LocalityOther
Lower Enchanted TownshipAlder Pond Massive Sulfide DepositOther
ActonThar's Silver in Them Thar Hills: Maine's Silver Rush - 1878 to 1882Other
Katahdin Iron Works TownshipThe Iron Age of Maine - 1800's - Katahdin Iron WorksOther
ShapleighThe Shapleigh Iron Company: A Foray into Industrial (geo)ArchaeologyOther
PortlandExterior Stone of Some Architecturally Prominent Buildings in PortlandOther
StatewideGranite Quarrying in MaineOther
BrunswickBrunswick, Maine Patriots' Day 2007 LandslideOther
BrunswickCoastal Landslide with Outrunner Blocks, Bunganuc BluffOther
GreenbushGreenbush Landslide: June 30 - July 2, 2006Other
RocklandAftermath of the 1996 Rockland LandslideOther
NorridgewockNorridgewock Landslide: July 9, 2009Other


Last updated on April 9, 2014