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Data Description:
This data layer presents the locations of Mesozoic-age rift basins as presented by Benson (1992).

Source (Internet URL, CD/DVD-ROM):
Figure from publication cited below.

Benson, R.N., 1992, Map of Exposed and Buried Early Mesozoic Rift Basins/Synrift Rocks of the U.S. Middle Atlantic Continental Margin: Delaware Geological Survey Miscellaneous Map Series No. 5.

Data Summary:
Source figure was originally published at a scale of 1:1,000,000. Features were digitized at a scale of 1,000,000 or better and saved as an ESRI polygon shapefile. Data are presented in geographic coordinates on the North American Datum of 1983.

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Figure A-67
CEUS Mesozoic rift basins after Benson (1992)


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