Some of the best sites for free geological stuff

Free documents, maps, images and photographs.

All of the original material on this site is free to download as required. However, it must be noted that although many of the sites featured in geologyshop are copyright free, each site should be checked for individual copyright. For photographs and images in particular, while some may be totally copyright free, some may only be free for personal use. Even when free the images may require an acknowledgment of source.

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Chalk facts
Channel Tunnel facts
Channel Tunnel geology
Dinosaurs, top 20 sites
Dinosaurs, early finds
Dinosaur pictures
Dinosaurs, facts
Earthquakes, top 20 sites
Fossils, top 20 sites
Fossils by group
Free stuff
Geology jobs
Geology of Kent
Geotechnical engineering
Hominids (early man)
Ice ages
Igneous rocks
Landslips of Kent
Metamorphic rocks
Natural disasters
Planetary geology
Plate tectonics
Sedimentary rocks
Structual geology
UK field guides
USA field guides
Volcanoes UK
White cliffs of Dover
Volcano cams


US National Park Service and the USGS***** (1)
Includes a lot of free stuff on the site do download in PDF format inclusive images and documents.Major work on plate tectonics available.Includes so much material on this site you have to check it out for yourself.

US Army ***** (2)
From the Corps of Engineers, one of the largest collection of published literature (in PDF format) to download including geological, geotechnical, rock mechanics and hydrologic publications.

USGS***** (3)
Includes a lot of free stuff on the site but check for copyright. This link is to one of the most definitive on-line texts on volcanoes which includes a text only button for ease of use. From the U.S.G.S. Many other on-line publications. Includes so much material on this site you have to check it out for yourself.

MGG **** (4)

Some excellent world maps, images and articles available from Marine Geology and Geophysics. In GIF, JPG, MPEG and PDF format. Acknowledgement required.

Rocscience **** (4)
Includes a free download of a set of notes by Dr. Hoek entitled Practical Rock Engineering (in PDF format). This is a major free resourse for engineering geologists.

Planetary Geology **** (5)
Includes an educator's guide to geologic processes, impact craters, atmospheres, planetary surfaces and mapping, with hot topics and cool links. With loads of free teachers guides.

Mineral Information Institute **** (6)

Free teaching materials on minerals, inlusive images and teaching packs.

Natural History Museum, London *** (7)

Free dino information handouts to download.

Free Photos ** (8)

Freestock photos provide images originally provided by the USGS.

Free Images ** (9)

Of space, the planets and stars.