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A delineation of the strata of Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man : exhibiting the distribution of the different bedrock units as they would appear if the partial cover of superficial sediments, deposited by glaciers and rivers during the last two million years or so, were removed : and illustrated by the most descriptive names / by members of the British Geological Survey ; designed by Craig Woodward, The British Geological Survey, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Description
This map "... depicts modern geological bedrock data in the style of [William] Smith's early nineteenth century cartography." Relief shown by hachures. Title from map sheet. "This map commemorates the two-hundredth anniversary of the publication of the first geological map of Britain ... by William Smith (1769-1839)." "British National Grid." "© NERC 2015." Includes text, notes, number-keyed legend, statement of dedication to William Smith, ancillary small facsimile of Smith's original 1815 map (unreadable), 6 cross-sections, and BGS/NERC logotypes. Notes, small-scale reproduction of the present 2015 map, small facsimile of the Smith's 1815 map (unreadable), color illustration of unidentified mountain landscape, and logotypes on cover.
Year
2015-01-01T00:00:00Z
Held by
MIT
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