Macon County Hazards Maps

Macon County Landslide Hazard Maps

Downloadable Macon County Landslide Hazard Maps in PDF format

 Macon County is the first in a series of North Carolina counties that are being studied in detail for potential and known landslide hazards. Staff with the North Carolina Geological Survey in Swannanoa are heading up this multi-year effort.

Macon County landslide hazard maps are complete and available from this web page as Adobe pdf documents.

This product is NCGS Geologic Hazards Map Series 1, (GHMS-1) consisting of three companion sheets listed here, and available below:

  1. GHMS-1, Sheet 1, Slope Movements and Slope Movement Deposits Map of Macon County, North Carolina

     

  2. GHMS-1, Sheet 2, Stability Index Map of Macon County, North Carolina.

     

  3. GHMS-1, Sheet 3, Downslope Hazards Map of Macon County, North Carolina.
macon County Digital Elevation Model

 

Macon County Digital Elevation Model used in the mapping.

 

File size of GHMS-1, Sheet 1 is 56 MB.

Download the Slope Movement, Slope Movement Deposits Map for Macon County (GHMS-1, Sheet 1 of 3)

This Slope Movement, Slope Movement Deposits Map shows where landslides are known to have occurred.

File size of GHMS-1, Sheet 2 is 82 MB

Download the Stability Index Map (SINMAP) Plate for Macon County (GHMS-1, Sheet 2 of 3)

This Stability Index Map shows where landslides might start in the future.

File size of GHMS-1, Sheet 3 is 60 MB

Download the Downslope Hazards Map for Macon County (GHMS-1, Sheet 3 of 3)

This Downslope Hazard Map shows where landslides might go in the future.