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Non-coal mining plans






Non-coal mining plans

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

Ramsgate Earthquake

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred at 2.52am (BST) on Friday 22nd May 2015 near Ramsgate in Kent.

Further information.

Hydrometric monitoring of the River Virkisá

A team from BGS and the University of Dundee has been studying the Virkisj√∂kull-Fallj√∂kull 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

Nepal Earthquake Response 2015

BGS and partners at Durham University used satellite imagery to map over 3000 landslides triggered by the M7.8 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal on 25th April 2015. These maps are helping the relief efforts.
Read more about the Nepal earthquake response 2015

BGS matters

This new quarterly newsletter from the British Geological Survey showcases the breadth of activities we've been involved in this Winter as well as what's new in our diary and on the website.
Read the first edition of BGS matters

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Mobile apps

Various mobile friendly versions of apps on the BGS website

BGS Geological Walk map

A walk through geological time at BGS Keyworth, now available to browse online


App for the geological map of Britain iPhone App | Android App ... and iGeology3D!


App for soil properties map of Britain | learn about the soil beneath your feet. iPhone App