Welcome to the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys

Our mission: Determine the potential of Alaskan land for production of metals, minerals, fuels, and geothermal resources, the locations and supplies of groundwater and construction material, and the potential geologic hazards to buildings, roads, bridges, and other installations and structures (AS 41.08.020).


  • New release! Geologic map of the south-central Sagavanirktok Quadrangle, North Slope, Alaska - RI 2014-4
  • New release! Alaska's mineral industry 2013 - SR 69
  • New release! East Styx survey area: Airborne magnetic, electromagnetic and radiometric data in line (point), grid, vector, and map formats, Talkeetna, Tyonek, McGrath, and Lime Hills quadrangles, south-central Alaska - GPR 2014-5
  • New release! DGGS Airborne Geophysical data, Applications, Insights, and Updates: Fall 2014 (presentation): Alaska Miners Association Annual Conference, November 3-7, 2014: Anchorage, Alaska - Emond, A.M. and others, 2014
  • New release! Preliminary results from 2014 geologic mapping in the Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska (presentation): Alaska Miners Association Annual Convention, Anchorage, Alaska, November 3-9, 2014 - Twelker, Evan and others, 2014
  • New release! Reanalysis of historical U.S. Geological Survey sediment samples for geochemical data from the western part of the Wrangellia terrane, Anchorage, Gulkana, Healy, Mt. Hayes, Nabesna, and Talkeetna Mountains quadrangles, Alaska - RDF 2014-5
  • New release! Major-oxide and trace-element geochemical data from rocks collected in 2014 in the Wrangellia mineral assessment area, Talkeetna Mountains C-4, C-3, and B-4 quadrangles, Alaska - RDF 2014-22
  • New release! Alaska Coastal Profile Tool (ACPT) - DDS 7