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The first engineering geological publication in the UK?

M. G. Culshaw
The first engineering geological publication in the UK?
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (May 2004) 37 (3): 227-231

Abstract

Almost all engineering geological publications in the United Kingdom date from the 20th and 21st centuries. However, a long forgotten Memoir of the then Geological Survey of the United Kingdom described the soils and subsoils of London and the surrounding area in terms of foundation conditions associated with natural and artificial soils, geological hazards and groundwater pollution. This Memoir was first published in 1897 and was accompanied by a simple form of engineering geological map, in colour, based on lithological units rather than stratigraphical ones. The Memoir sold out but was revised and republished as a second edition in 1906. Nothing similar was published by the Survey until the 1970's and a modern engineering geological description of the London area was not published until 1997.


ISSN: 1470-9236
EISSN: 2041-4803
Coden: QJEGA7
Serial Title: Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology
Serial Volume: 37
Serial Issue: 3
Title: The first engineering geological publication in the UK?
Author(s): Culshaw, M. G.
Affiliation: British Geological Survey, Kingsley Dunham Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Pages: 227-231
Published: 200405
Other Date: 200405
Text Language: English
Publisher: Geological Society of London, London, United Kingdom
References: 16
Accession Number: 2005-011508
Categories: Engineering geologyEnvironmental geology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: 1 table, geol. sketch map
N51°30'00" - N51°30'00", W00°10'00" - W00°10'00"
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from The Geological Society, London, London, United Kingdom
Update Code: 200504
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