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Scanned image of map cover 1:1,250,000 Bedrock Geology map of the UK & Ireland

A new, modern printed bedrock geology map produced in collaboration with the Earth Science Teachers' Association, Geographical Association, Geological Survey of Ireland and Geological Survey of Northern Ireland.

Flat map details Folded map details

Recent and forthcoming releases

Scanned image of map cover William Smith maps, posters and books

A range of reproduction products celebrating the famous work of William Smith (1769-1839).

Browse William Smith maps, posters and books
Scanned image of map cover Bicentennial geological map of Britain 1815-2015

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
Scanned image of map cover Geological map of the British Islands, coloured

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

Flat map also available Folded map details
Historical Geological Map from 1883 BGS maps portal (1832 to 2014)

Free online viewing of over 6000 BGS maps and sections, with a 'Print-on-Demand' service for out of print maps

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Scanned image of the map Bedrock map of the UK

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
Scanned image of the map 1:10 000 scale geological maps

Large-scale geological mapping designed for professional use.

Maps are either 'Bedrock' (Solid), 'Superficial Deposits' (Drift) or 'Composite' (Bedrock & Superficial or Solid & Drift).

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Scanned image of the map Books and maps from other publishers

This department now includes a variety of geological books and maps from other publishers, ranging from fossil guides to field manuals, many at special prices.

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Visit the Geology Shop

Photograph of the Keyworth Geology Shop In the Reception area of the Keyworth site you will find the Geology Shop, which sells a range of minerals, fossils, jewellery, field equipment, non-BGS books concerning geology, Ordnance Survey maps for England and Wales, in addition to BGS publications.

Our opening hours are:

Monday        : 08:30–17:00

Tuesday       : 08:30–17:00

Wednesday : 08:30–17:00

Thursday     : 08:30–17:00

Friday         : 08:30–16:30

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Tel: +44 (0)115 936 3241 (9am-4.30pm UK local time)
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