Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Geological Survey of England and Wales 1:63,360 maps - map covers

Cover for sheet 286 Reigate (Drift ) 1:63,360 map. 1938.  Thi illustration on the cover is common to all sheets published at the time. Does anyone know if the place depicted is a real place?

Cover for the folded sheet 286 Reigate (Drift) 1:63,360 map. 1938.

The illustration on the cover is common to all sheets issued 'mounted in sections' at that time. Does anyone know if the place depicted is a real place and if so, where it is?


Panel from sheet 286 Reigate (Drift ) 1:63,360 map. 1938.

Panel from sheet 286 Reigate (Drift ) 1:63,360 map. 1938. The full map can be viewed in the BGS Maps Portal.

Cover for 1:63,360 Special sheet Arran. Published 1910
Cover for 1:63,360 Special sheet Arran. Published 1910.The full map can be viewed in the BGS Maps Portal.

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