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Map series Geological Survey of England and Wales 1:63,360/1:50,000 geological map series, New Series 
Sheet number Special sheet 
Sheet title Isle of Man. Sheets 26, 45, 46, 56 and 57. 
Map type Solid and Drift 
Scale 1:50 000 
Publication year 2001 
Author statement Original geological survey at 1:10 560 scale by G.W. Lamplugh, 1892-97. Published at 1:63 360 scale, with and without drift, 1898. Reprinted at 1:63 360 scale, with drift and cross-sections, 1913. Reprinted at 1:50 000 scale, 1975. Revised with partial resurvey at 1:25 000 scale by R.P. Barnes, R.A. Chadwick, N.S. Jones, G.S. Kimbell, A.A. McMillan and N.J. Riley (BGS), D.J. Burnett (Oxford Brookes University) and R.C. Chiverrell and G. Thomas (University of Liverpool), 2000; biostratigraphy by S.G. Molyneux (BGS). Incorporates published and unpublished information as follows: Lower Palaeozoic rocks: R.P. Barnes (BGS), D.J. Burnett and D.G. Quirk (Oxford Brookes University), W.R. Fitches (Robertson Research International Limited), J. Morris (Geological Survey of Ireland), G.M. Power (University of Portsmouth) and N.H. Woodcock (University of Cambridge) (partly published in: N.H. Woodcock, W.R. Fitches, D.G. Quirk, R.P. Barnes (editors), 1999. In sight of the suture: the Palaeozoic geology of the Isle of Man in its Iapetus Ocean context. Geological Society of London, Special Publication No. 160). Carboniferous Rocks: J.A.D. Dickson, T.D. Ford and A. Swift, 1987. The stratigraphy of the Carboniferous rocks around Castletown, Isle of Man. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, vol. 46, 203-230. Quaternary deposits: R.C. Chiverrell and G. Thomas (University of Liverpool) and D. Roberts (University of Durham). Revision sponsored by TotalFinaElf Exploration UK PLC (formerly Elf Exploration UK PLC) and partners (Enterprise Oil plc and Amerada Hess Limited). Published 2001. David A Falvey, PhD, Executive Director, British Geological Survey. 
Published statement Published at 1:63 360 scale, with and without drift 1898. Published at 1:63 360 scale, with drift and cross-sections, 1913. Reprinted at 1:50,000 scale 1975. Print code: 00/3000. 
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