BGS GeoRecords provides access to the National Geoscience Data Centre archive of over nine million items.
Our most popular collection is Borehole Records.
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Open Borehole Records
Free to view, print or download records under Open Government Licence directly from our website (if available) or submit an order for a PDF format scan to be supplied by the GeoRecords Team (£5 + vat per borehole, cost recovery charge):
Archive items not available via our webpage can be accessed by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a visit for viewing or supply of scanned records via our document delivery service. Prices on application.
More details of our Archive Collections can be found in the Records Holdings section of our website or search for BGS datasets using the Geoindex.
Materials Collections - Alongside our extensive hardcopy archive of records, we have a vast collection of material, gathered since 1835, including: core, palaeontology and petrology collections. See 'using materials collections' in order to visit the Core Store or search the Materials holdings.