Read many of the published works of BGS from 1832 to the present. Including our memoirs and reports.

Publication viewer

Geology of Glasgow publication

Access to formal BGS print publications and the recent Research Reports/Open Reports series.



Earthwise is the digital publication channel for the British Geological Survey.

Maps portal

Nottingham sheet, Geological Survey of England and Wales 1:63 360/1:50 000 geological map series, New Series

High resolution viewing of images of almost all small and medium scale maps produced by BGS since mapping started in 1832.

Library card catalogue

Library cards

The card catalogue records items added to the BGS Library service from 1970 to the mid 1980s, when the computerised catalogue ENVIROLIB began.



Browse the NERC Open Research Archive of BGS open reports.

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Terms of use

The data collections listed here are all delivered under the Open Government Licence, subject to the following acknowledgement accompanying the reproduced BGS materials: "Contains British Geological Survey materials © NERC [year]".