Archival Card Index Of Quarries In England And Wales.

Dataset description

Old card index of quarries in England, Wales and Scotland dating mostly from 1939 to 1963: about 7000 cards, each referring to one quarry. England & Wales cards are arranged by BGS 1-inch (now 50k scale) geological sheet, Scottish cards by county. At best, cards indicate county, geol-sheet, rock type, name, grid reference, locality, owner, date of record and cross references to BGS samples.

Constraints

Examination at BGS Keyworth office by arrangement only.

Further information

For more information please contact:

Enquiries

Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth
Nottingham
NG12 5GG

Tel : +44 (0)115 936 3143
Fax :+44 (0)115 936 3276
Email :enquiries@bgs.ac.uk

Associated dataset(s)

BGS Petrological Collection Database (Britrocks)

Single Onshore Borehole Index

Further details

Dataset details

Language English
Curator British Geological Survey
Supply media/format CARDS - Paper Cards: A start has been made on copying the data to a local PC computer database
Storage format Hardcopy:Paper copy
Frequency of update irregular
Start of capture Not known
End of capture 1963
Contact details
Department Enquiries
Organisation British Geological Survey
Address Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth
City Nottingham
County Nottinghamshire
Country United Kingdom
Postcode NG12 5GG
E-mail enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)115 936 3143
Fax +44 (0)115 936 3276
Keywords
Topic category geoscientificInformation (information pertaining to earth sciences)
Keywords and Keyphrases MINING
QUARRYING
Keyword source BGS Keyphrases
Spatial details
Spatial Reference System Not available
Dataset extent
Coverage (Lat/Long) North boundary : 55.83
East boundary  : 1.78
South boundary : 49.77
West boundary  : -6.45
Metadata
Metadata language English
Metadata last updated 7th December 2012
Metadata standard ISO standard 19115:2003
Copyright and IPR
The copyright of materials derived from the British Geological Survey's work is vested in the Natural Environment Research Council [NERC]. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a retrieval system of any nature, without the prior permission of the copyright holder, via the BGS Intellectual Property Rights Manager. Use by customers of information provided by the BGS, is at the customer's own risk. In view of the disparate sources of information at BGS's disposal, including such material donated to BGS, that BGS accepts in good faith as being accurate, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the quality or accuracy of the information supplied, or to the information's suitability for any use. NERC/BGS accepts no liability whatever in respect of loss, damage, injury or other occurence however caused.
Location
W -6.45 55.83 N
Extent of coverage for this dataset (shown here as Latitude and Longitude)
S 49.77 1.78 E