The database may be searched by any of the following fields, either singly or in combination:
The search will return a summary screen. Each entry may then be displayed in detail by clicking on 'full'.
The summary screen displays the official BGS borehole name. The official registration number is given under the map reference and is of the form '10k quarter sheet / accession number' e.g. ST68SW/2 is the second borehole to have been registered on 1:10k topographical map sheet ST68SW. The borehole depth (in metres) is also given.
Sample types are indicated by a series of icons and the depth range of samples held is also indicated (in metres).