Ron Hess Home Page Projects Professional Summary Active Mines Map

Welcome to the Home Page of Ron Hess

Geographer and Prospector
Geographic Information Systems Specialist
Certified Mapping Scientist, GIS/LIS (ASPRS) (Ret)

Professional Summary with list of Publications
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (NBMG)
Keck Earth Sciences and Mining Research Center, Imagery, Topographic Maps, and More
Historic and Contemporary Maps of Nevada, its borders, and the Western United States
USGS Historic Topographic Map Collection Text Based Search Tool
USGS Graphic (Map Based) Historic Topographic Map Explorer
Historic Nevada Mining District, Mineral Resource, and Prospect Documents and Maps
Historic Aerial Photography of the Reno and Carson City Area, Nevada
USGS Online National Map
Google Map and Image Server
Microsoft Virtual Earth
Free GIS data viewers and Nevada data sets.
USGS Publications Warehouse
The USGS Store - Maps
USGS Mineral and Commodity Production Information
USGS EROS Data Center - Digital Map and Satellite Data
USGS Mineral Resources, MRDS-MILS, On-Line Spatial Datasets
USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
USGS National Geologic Map Index Database
California Geographical Survey
USGS National Map Viewer
BLM LR2000 Mining Claim; Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Lease Information
Gold Prospectors Association of America (GPAA) of Northern Nevada
United Prospectors, Inc. (UPI)
Nevada Department of Transportation State Highway, Town, and Historical Maps
National Geographic - Printable USGS 7.5 Minute Topographic Maps
Nevada Historical Society
Nevada Division of Minerals


Last Updated 4/23/17