Commission for the Geological Map of the World

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Who are we?

Created in 1913 at the 12th International Geological Congress in Toronto, lhe Commission of the Geological Map of the World is an international non-profit organisation governed by the French law of 1901.

It is responsible for the design, coordination, preparation and publication of small-scale geoscience maps of the global Earth, continents, oceans and major regions of the globe.

The CGMW is affiliated to the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) and the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG). Some of the publications of the CCMG are supported by theUNESCO.

Advantages of members of the Commission for the Geological Map of the World in a nutshell:

CCGM membership provides access to a global database of geological information and makes it easy to tap into the technical expertise of our members.

The CGMW offers a platform for meetings between specialists through its presence in numerous international meetings. In addition, the subscription gives access on request, to the archives and to the maps of the CGMW since 1985.

In the age of the Internet, the presence on the digital web is an aspect that can no longer be neglected. 

Starting this year, we are offering member organizations the opportunity to be referenced in a blog post on our website, thus gaining significant visibility on the internet. Members have the opportunity to write an article describing their work and projects, including links, photos and videos that will be published on our site. For more details, do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail.

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Andrei Rosu

Temporary exhibition - Eclogites - rocks of choice

À propos de l’exposition. En collaboration avec le Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle et la Commission de la Carte Géologique du Monde, cette exposition permet de partir à la découverte des éclogites,des roches formées dans les profondeurs de laTerre, au travers d’ouvrages du fondsdocumentaire de la SGF et surtoutd’échantillons de la COSEM: la Collection Smith des

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Andrei Rosu

Mapping the geology of South America

La cartographie de la géologie de l’Amérique du Sud Jorge Gómez Tapias, Carlos Schobbenhaus, Nohora Emma Montes Ramírez, Fernando Alirio Alcárcel Gutiérrez, and Daniela Mateus Zabala Résumé La carte géologique de l’Amérique du Sud (GMSA) à une échelle de 1:5 000 000 illustre les progrès récents dans la cartographie géologique de l’Amérique du Sud. Les informations

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