1:1 250 000 Scale Geological Maps Of Turkey

General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration (MTA) has produced various scale geological maps in order to clarify this complex geological structure, to reveal energy and mineral potentials, to predict natural disasters, and in order to produce earth-science data used for engineering structures and urban development plans, since it was established.

The projects have been carried out on 18 number 1/500.000 scale map sheet in the terranes of Turkey for geological mapping, and updating on these maps was made due to the technologic and scientific developments. 1/1.250.000 scale map was prepared with simplification of 1/500.000 scale map, which is prepared by transferring various-scale maps to 1/500.000 scale sheets by using GIS-based softwares.

1/1.250.000 scaled geological maps, which are produced by Department of Geological Research of General Directorate of MTA, are available to public institutions, universities, private sector, natural persons and corporations in return for a nominal fee.

All rights of figures and information on these maps are belonged to the General Directorate of MTA. No data on these maps may be reproduced, transmitted and published in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, for any purpose without the express written permission of the General Directorate of MTA.