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Earth Fissure Study Area Maps:

Apache Junction Map

Chandler Heights Map

Toltec Buttes Map

Mesa Map

Scottsdale Map

Pete's Corner Map

Luke Map (updated!)

Picacho Map 1

Picacho Map 2

Picacho Map 3

Heaton Map

Wintersburg Map

Friendly Corners Map

Harquahala Map

Signal Peak Map

Tator Hills Map

Dragoon Road Map

Greene Wash Map

Three Sisters Buttes Map

White Horse Pass Map

Santa Rosa Wash Map

Sacaton Butte Map



Earth Fissure Map Shapefiles (DI-39 v. 05.11.15)

Earth Fissure Reports:

AZGS Earth Fissure Report, 2007 (OFR 08-02)

Arizona's Earth Fissure Mapping Program: Protocols, Procedures and Products (OFR-08-03)

AZGS Earth Fissure Report, 2006 (OFR 07-01)

Bibliography of Subsidence and Earth Fissures within Arizona (OFR 95-08)

Earth Fissure Planning Maps and Related Report (OFR 07-01):

1:250,000 scale map of Cochise County in .pdf ( .jpg )

1:250,000 scale map of Pima County in .pdf ( .jpg)

1:250,000 scale map of Pinal County in .pdf ( .jpg)

1:250,000 scale map of Maricopa County in .pdf ( .jpg )

AZGS Earth Fissure Report, 2006 (OFR 07-01)

( To purchase hard copies of the above PLANNING MAPS visit us at the AZGS Bookstore at 416 W. Congress, Suite 100. Tucson, AZ. or call 520.770.3500.  Hard copies of the maps are available in Phoenix at the Department of Mines and Mineral Resources at 1502 W. Washington. )

Earth Fissure Brochure:

AZGS Earth Fissure Brochure 2008

Misc. Earth Fissure Downloads:

AZGS Earth Fissure News Release (03.15.11)

AZGS Earth Fissure News Release (12.22.09)

USGS Circular 1182: Land Subsidence in the United States: South-Central Arizona

Bibliography of AZGS Publications on Earth Fissures

June 1, 2004 AZGS Press Release announcing June 4 release of earth fissure planning maps

Reactiviation of Chandler Heights Y-crack fissure 7.21.07

2006 GeoTimes: Earth Fissures in Arizona

December 2007 ALSG Report: Land Subsidence and Earth Fissures in Arizona (AZGS CR-07-C)

Some Earth Fissure Links:

Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) - Arizona Section

Arizona Land Subsidence Group

International Land Subsidence Database

Arizona Geological Survey: Rogers Earth Fissure Photosynths (Photos by AZGS Geologist Joe Cook, November 2008)


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