This map commemorates the two-hundredth anniversary of the publication of the first geological map of Britain, by William Smith (1769-1839). It depicts modern geological bedrock data in the style of Smith's early nineteenth century cartography.Flat map details Folded map details
This is a reproduction of William Smith's famous memoir that accompanies his 1815 geological map. Re-mastered from an original held in the British Geological Survey LibraryFull details
For the first time a folded version of the William Smith 1815 geological map of England and WalesFlat map details Folded map details
This is a miniature A4 print of William Smith's 1815 geological map in an A3 mountFull details
Now in folded format.
Shows the geology of the 'British Islands', comprising Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands
This new 2014 Special Sheet provides a geological framework for further study of the geology of the Isle of Wight
The island offers a significant workshop for such things as lithostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy and climate change.Folded map details Flat map details
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1:625,000 combined North and South bedrock map of the UK.
This map is a combination of the individually published North and South sheets, which for the first has been produced as one sheet.
Map size 1850 x 1132 mm.Full details
Large-scale geological mapping designed for professional use.
Maps are either 'Bedrock' (Solid), 'Superficial Deposits' (Drift) or 'Composite' (Bedrock & Superficial or Solid & Drift).Find maps
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