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Maps and Publications

The Tennessee Geological Survey conducts research on the geology and mineral resources of Tennessee and makes the resulting scientific and technical information available to the public in the maps and publications listed in this pamphlet. Additional information and services are available through conferences and correspondence.

How To Order Geologic Publications

Except where the supply is exhausted, all publications listed herein may be ordered from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Geological Survey, Maps and Publications Sales Office, William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 12th Floor, Nashville, Tennessee 37243. To call, phone (615) 532-1516, FAX (615) 532-1517, EMAIL For geologic questions, please call or email us at: (615) 532-1500 or

Out of Print Publications:

Link to On-Line Versions of Out of Print Publications (check back for more)

Prepayment on All Orders is Required:

Checks or money orders should be made payable to the Tennessee Geological Survey. Prices are subject to change without notice. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Any discrepancies created by our office must be reported within 15 days of receipt of order.

Credit Cards:

VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and Diners Club are accepted for in-person, telephone, mail, fax, and e-mail orders. Telephone credit card orders should be for five items or less, orders for more than five items should be faxed, mailed, e-mailed, or presented in person. You may telephone your credit card information only for items over five, then fax or e-mail your order. Our office is not responsible for the security of credit card numbers transmitted by e-mail or fax.

Sales Office Hours:

8 AM to 3:30 PM CST, Monday through Friday. We are closed for lunch at 12:00 PM CST. Office is closed for inventory the last two business days of June and all State Holidays. Please phone ahead for unforeseen closures.

Oil and Gas Well Records:

ALL Tennessee Oil & Gas well and administrative files are now located at the Nashville Environmental Field Office, 711 R.S. Gass Blvd., Nashville, TN. Any inquiries may be directed to Ron Clendening with the Oil & Gas Program at 615-687-7118. • Oil & Gas Well Database

Typewritten drillers logs and geophysical logs are located in our Oil and Gas Well Room and the hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, CST, Monday through Friday. PLEASE PAY FOR ALL COPYING BY 3:15 PM CST. Files may be reproduced by interested parties or you may hire someone to do the copying for you. Suggested copying services are listed below.

Postage and Handling Information:

Orders are mailed at the most economical rate. We have one mail pickup daily at 9:00 AM CST. For large orders, please allow extra time to prepare and package items. This includes regular and rush mail orders. Also extra time is needed for some items that require a warehouse pickup. Allow 2 to 4 weeks for delivery. For rush orders, you may use UPS or FedEx express services and delivery charges can be charged to your credit card, or express courier account, if you have one. All rush orders are to be submitted by 12:00 PM CST in order to guarantee requested delivery (based upon size of order).

Postage and handling charges (based upon the total cost of the order)

0 - $5.00 -------- $3.00
$5.01 - $10.00 -------- $4.00
$10.01 - $25.00 -------- $5.00
$25.01 - $100.00 -------- $10.00
More than $100.00 -------- $15.00
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