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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

New ItemGeology and mineral resources of the Northern Territory, compiled by M Ahmad and T Munson. With 1100 pages, this major publication is the first ever comprehensive overview of the geology and resources of the Territory and is a definitive reference for mineral and petroleum explorers.
Order your copy now!

New ItemAGES2014 Record of Abstracts. Record 2014-001. (PDF, 36.8MB, 20/03/2014)

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

New Item NTGS Report 22, "Petroleum geology and potential of the onshore Northern Territory" (14/03/2014)

New Item The Granites 250k 2nd Edition (2014) GIS (MapInfo, 3.9MB), Map (PDF 3.1MB) and ECW (4.1MB) (11/03/2014)

New Item Zircon SHRIMP U-Pb, SIMS O and LA-ICPMS Hf isotopic data for granitic gneiss of the Billabong Complex, Tanami Region. Record 2014-002. (PDF, 4.1MB, 05/03/2014)  

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