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FGS Field Books

The Florida Geological Survey holds a collection of 300 historic field books, which contain historic information about Florida, including topography, vegetation, and historic mining operations. Additionally, the books contain information about geologic sampling, drillers' logs, lithologic descriptions, and laboratory notes.  In 2019-2020, a grant through the U.S.

Greenbook Index

The Florida Geological Survey holds a collection of 150 binders known as "Greenbooks," which contain historic drillers' logs and lithologic descriptions from boreholes W-1 through W-17999, wgi-1 through wgi-3203, and auger samples AS-2 through AS-352.  Addtional descriptions can be found in this collection for select boreholes between W-18000 through W-18987. In 2017, all 150 binders were scanned. The following are a list of the individual books and the pdf files that can be downloaded. Please note that the file sizes range from 2.2MB to 220MB.


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