Geology mapping app for mobile devices (WA Geology)

WA Geology is an online (GIS-based) mapping system for mobile devices. You can query and view geoscience and resource information of Western Australia and identify the rocks and mineral resources at a given location.

What’s in the app?

WA Geology mapping app
WA Geology mapping app

This web-mapping application can be opened using a variety of browsers on multiple devices. Information includes:

  • Recently updated 1:500 000 State interpreted bedrock geology
  • Mines and mineral deposits, major resources, petroleum datasets and tenements
  • Location of key infrastructure such as towns and roads
  • Various statewide image datasets including geophysics, geology and topography

A mobile web browser is required to use this service; there is no ‘app’ to download.

How to access the app

To run WA Geology, cut and paste the following link into the web browser of your mobile device: http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au/WAGeologyViewer

A new release of GeoVIEW.WA is coming soon. This release will no longer be dependent on the Microsoft Silverlight plugin. GeoVIEW.WA will run in all web browsers and on mobile devices. The change affects some search tools. After this new release, the WA Geology app will be decommissioned and this page will be removed.

Contact
For more information contact:
geoview@dmirs.wa.gov.au

For technical assistance contact IT Service Desk.