OGSEarth

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

A new dataset has been added: OGSFocus

 

OGSEarth provides geoscience data, collected by the Mines and Minerals division, which can be viewed using user-friendly geographic information programs such as Google Earth.

Available Data

OGSEarth provides data on the following topics:

  • Mining claims
  • Geology
  • Index maps
  • Administrative boundaries
  • Abandoned mines

Data Formats

The data provided by OGSEarth is available in Keyhole Markup Language (KML) format.

Viewing Data

OGSEarth data can be viewed using Google Earth or other applications compatible with Keyhole Markup Language.

NOTE: The version of Google Earth which runs within the Chrome browser cannot be used to view OGSEarth KML files.

To ensure that you get the current KML file, delete the Google Earth cache file before opening the KML.
How-to:

  1. Open Google Earth
  2. select File>Server Sign Out
  3. Go to Tools>Options
  4. Select the Cache tab
  5. Click “Delete cache file” and then OK.
  6. Exit Google Earth and download the KML.

Google Earth

Google Earth is a 3D geographic mapping and viewing tool. For instructions on how to use Google Earth, read the Google Earth tutorial.

Source Data

OGSEarth data is created from a variety of sources. A link to the original source data is provided with each layer when available.

We are committed to providing accessible customer service.
If you need accessible formats or communications supports, please contact us.

Text based Search

GeologyOntario data can be searched using the text based Search GeologyOntario tool.

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aggregate results Aggregate Test Results for Various Rock Types: Northern, Central and Southern Ontario

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Abandoned Mines-Abandoned Mines Information System (AMIS) Abandoned Mines

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Activity Reports-Mineral Exploration

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Aggregate Resources of Ontario (compilation)

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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Snapshot of Google Earth assessment file KML Assessment Files

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Bedrock Geology Bedrock Geology

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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Drill Holes Drill Holes

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Earth Resources & Geoscience Mapping Section Project areas

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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Elevation Elevation

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Image of geochronology locations in Ontario Geochronology Inventory of Ontario (compilation)

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Geophysical

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Geoscience Theses Geoscience Theses

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
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Geotechnical Boreholes Geotechnical Boreholes

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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Gravity and Aeromagnetic Data Gravity and Aeromagnetic Data

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Lake Geochemistry of Ontairo KML Lake Geochemistry of Ontario (compilation)

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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Mineral Deposits (MDI)

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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OGSFocus data displayed across Ontario OGSFocus

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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googlearth image Precambrian Bedrock Magnetic Susceptibility Geodatabase

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Quaternary Geology Quaternary Geology

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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Specific Gravity locations on Manitoulin Island, Ontario Specific Gravity

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Southern Ontario
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3D Mapping of Surficial Aquifers 3D Mapping of Surficial Aquifers

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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Ambient Groundwater Geochemistry Ambient Groundwater Geochemistry

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Bedrock Topography and Overburden Thickness Bedrock Topography and Overburden Thickness

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Karst Karst

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Paleozoic Geology Paleozoic Geology

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Physiography Physiography

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Southern Ontario Stream Sediment Geochemistry Survey Southern Ontario Stream Sediment Geochemistry Survey

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Surficial Geology Surficial Geology

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Administrative Boundaries and Spatial Reference Grids
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Administrative Boundaries and Spatial Reference Grids Administrative Boundaries and Spatial Reference Grids

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Indexes to Existing Maps and Digital Data
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Aggregate Resources Aggregate Resources

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Geological Maps and Digital Data Geological Maps and Digital Data

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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Northern Ontario
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Far North Predictive Mapping Far North Predictive Mapping

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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Geology Terrain Geology Terrain (NOEGTS)

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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RGP Property Examinations example Property Examination Articles

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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Rhyolite Rhyolite Occurrences Northern Ontario

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
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Mining Claims
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Map of Mining Claims in Ontario Mining Claims

The GeologyOntario (includes OGSEarth) web pages will be updated with a new look in the coming weeks, starting at the end of September 2021.
The updated design improves the user experience by simplifying the layout, making the pages more mobile compatible, and aligning with other Ministry web pages.
Please contact Alphons Evers (alphons.evers@ontario.ca) if you encounter any issues after the change or have any questions.

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