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Northern Territory Geological Survey

The Northern Territory Geological Survey (NTGS) is the Territory's premier geoscience agency, and is dedicated to assisting explorers in unlocking the Territory's rich resource potential.

NTGS undertakes world-class geoscience targeted towards a better understanding of the Territory's Geoscience Framework and prospectivity. Our client-focused team also delivers and manages pre-competitive geoscientific datasets and actively promotes the exploration potential of the Territory.

What's New

AGES 2014 Abstracts and Presentations now available

Geology and mineral resources of the Northern Territory, compiled by M Ahmad and T Munson, 2013. With 1100 pages, this major publication is the first ever comprehensive overview of the geology and resources of the Territory.

New Item HyLogger drillhole report for Wallara 1, Amadeus Basin, Northern Territory. HyLogger Data Package 0011. (27/06/2014)

New Item HyLogger drillhole report for Mt Winter 2A, Amadeus Basin, Northern Territory. HyLogger Data Package 0010. (27/06/2014)

New Item HyLogger drillhole report for Undandita 1A, Amadeus Basin, Northern Territory. HyLogger Data Package 0006. (06/06/2014)

New Item HyLogger drillhole report for Finke 1, Amadeus Basin, Northern Territory. HyLogger Data Package 0009. (29/05/2014)

New Item NTGS Record 2014-005, "Summary of results. Joint NTGS–GA geochronology project: Amadeus Basin, Arunta Region and Murphy Province, July 2012–June 2013" (13/05/2014)

New Item Napperby 250k (2014) GIS (MapInfo, 5.9MB)  (30/04/2014)

New Item Hermannsburg 250k (2014) GIS (MapInfo, 3.8MB)  (29/04/2014)

New ItemGEMIS - Geoscience Exploration and Mining Information System - enhanced searching and download of mineral exploration industry reports and data 

Geology and Resources

Geology and Resources: Information on the Territory's geology, geophysics, commodities and current NTGS projects.

InfoCentre

InfoCentre: Your central entry point to personalised research assistance and geoscience information and data from professional information managers and geoscience experts.

Exploration Initiatives Exploration Initiatives: Information about the NT Government's exploration initiatives, including the current CORE initiative. Publications and Products Publications and Products: Comprehensive range of geology publications, maps, datasets, geophysical and landsat data available free of charge.
Core Facility Core Facility: Core and cuttings from onshore and offshore petroleum wells and mineral drill holes. Databases Online Systems and Databases: Extensive range of online geology, geochemistry, geophysical, mineral occurrences, petroleum and mineral exploration reports and data.
Guidelines and Reporting Guidelines and Reporting: Explanatory documents and forms for the submission of reports and data. Petroleum Data and Databases Petroleum Data and Databases: Information on energy exploration and resources in the Northern Territory