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 Overview maps
 Locality areas
  Cheddar Gorge
 Charterhouse
 Blackdown
 Burrington Combe
 Shipham & Rowberrow
 Crook Peak & Axbridge
 Banwell to Churchill
 Priddy
 Harptree & Smitham Hill
 Draycott & Westbury-sub
 -Mendip
 Wookey Hole & Ebbor
 Gorge
 Wells
 Great Elm & Vallis Vale
 Mells & the Wadbury Valley
 The Vobster area
 The Whatley area
 Torr Works & Asham Wood
 Beacon Hill
 Stoke St Michael & Oakhill
 Holwell & Nunney
 Shepton Mallet & Maesbury
 Gurney Slade & Emborough
 The Nettlebridge valley
 Geology
 Rocks of Mendips
 Fossils
 Geological timescale
 Ancient environments
 Geological structure
 Minerals and mines
  Minerals and mines
 Industrial archaeology
 Quarrying
  Stone as a resource
 Employment & the economy
 Quarrying & geodiversity
 Quarrying & the environment
 History of quarrying
 Caves and karst
 How caves form
 Dry valleys and gorges
 Dolines and sinkholes
 Mendip caves
 Going caving
 Hydrogeology
 Biodiversity
  Flora and fauna
 Typical Mendip habitats
 Special Mendip habitats
 Horseshoe bats
 Appendix of names
 Biodiversity of western
 Mendip
 Biodiversity of eastern
 Mendip
 External links
 Detailed site information
  Coal mining
  Mendip quarry companies
  East Mendip quarries
 Biodiversity of eastern
 Mendip
  West Mendip quarries
 Biodiversity of western
 Mendip
 Acknowledgements
 Site map
External links
Local bodies
Somerset County Council
Mendip District Council
Sedgemoor District Council
North Somerset Council
Bath and Northeast Somerset
Mendip Hills AONB
Mendip Society
The Mendip Times
Somerset Historic Environment Record
  www.somerset.gov.uk
www.mendip.gov.uk
www.sedgemoor.gov.uk
www.n-somerset.gov.uk
www.bathnes.gov.uk
www.mendiphillsaonb.org.uk
www.mendipsociety.org.uk
www.mendiptimes.co.uk
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National bodies
British Geological Survey
Natural England
Earth Science Teachers Association
ESTA Tedbury Camp Quarry
British Caving Association
UK RIGS
Dept of Communities and Local Government
  www.bgs.ac.uk
www.naturalengland.org.uk
www.esta-uk.org
british-caving.org.uk
www.ukrigs.org.uk
www.communities.gov.uk

Aggregates industry
Mendip Quarry Producers Association
Minerals Industry Research Organisation
Aggregate Industries
Hanson Aggregates
John Wainwright & Co
National Stone centre
Good Quarry
Virtual Quarry Interactive
Somerset Geodiversity Audit
  www.mendipquarries.co.uk
www.miro.co.uk
www.aggregate.com
www.hanson.biz
www.wainwright.co.uk
www.nationalstonecentre.org.uk
www.goodquarry.com
www.virtualquarry.co.uk
www.somerset.gov.uk/somerset/ete/countryside/geodiversity

Tourist attractions
Cheddar Caves
Wookey Hole
Wells and Mendip Museum
Sedgemoor Tourism
Active Mendip
Wells Cathedral
Bishop’s Palace
Milton Lodge Gardens
Radstock Museum
  www.cheddarcaves.co.uk
www.wookey.co.uk
www.wellsmuseum.org.uk
www.somersetbythesea.co.uk
www.activemendip.co.uk
www.wellscathedral.org.uk
www.bishopspalacewells.co.uk
www.miltonlodgegardens.co.uk
www.radstockmuseum.co.uk
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