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Surficial Lithology

The Africa Surficial Lithology layer maps the geology of Africa into 20 classes based on the bedrock type and the distribution of unconsolidated surface material. It shows the distribution of the key geological features that affect the distribution of plants and ecosystems in Africa.

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Source: USGS, Esri


Downloading and using this item requires an ArcGIS Online organizational subscription or an ArcGIS Developer account. The layer has query, identify, and export image services available. The layer is restricted to a 24,000 x 24,000 pixel limit for these services, which represents an area roughly 2,400 kilometers on a side.

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