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Following on from the scale model of Great Britain, BGS has taken another step into the world of Minecraft by creating three-dimensional representations of geology at several locations across the country.
Read more about 3D geological models with Minecraft
A range of mine plans from a variety of sources including the Health and Safety Executive mine abandonment plans, published mine plans and plans of mine workings.
Search the non-coal mining plans database and view scans where available
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred at 2.52am (BST) on Friday 22nd May 2015 near Ramsgate in Kent.
A team from BGS and the University of Dundee has been studying the Virkisjökull-Falljökull glacier's main outflow river, the Virkisá, since 2012, as part of ongoing research and monitoring at the BGS glacier observatory in south east Iceland.
Read more about this study
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A walk through geological time at BGS Keyworth, now available to browse online