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TitleMap and sections showing the geology of Weymouth, Dorset
Date1811
[1830]
LevelItem
Extent1 map in case
FormatMap/section
DescriptionGeological colouring, with sections and notes, of the area around Weymouth, Dorset, by William Buckland and Henry Thomas De la Beche, [1830]. Base map is Ordnance Survey, one inch (Old Series) sheet no.17, by Lt Col Mudge, published 10 April 1811. Dissected and mounted on linen.
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LanguageEnglish
Publication NoteThe paper, which the map accompanied, was read before the Society, 2 & 16 April 1830, and published as: Buckland, W & H T De la Beche. "On the Geology of the Neighbourhood of Weymouth and the adjacent Parts of the Coast of Dorset", 'Transactions of the Geological Society of London' (2nd series) vol 4 (1835) pp1-46. Published plates are different to the above.
ArchNoteDescription by John Thackray
CreatorNameBECHE | Sir | Henry Thomas De La | 1796-1855 | geologist
MUDGE | Richard Zachariah | 1790-1854 | surveyor
BUCKLAND | William | 1784-1856 | geologist
TermGeological mapping
Cartography
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/11BUCKLAND; William (1784-1856); geologist and dean of Westminster1784-1856
DS/UK/12BECHE; Sir; Henry Thomas De La (1796-1855); geologist1796-1855
DS/UK/785MUDGE; Richard Zachariah (1790-1854); surveyor1790-1854
Places
CodePlaceName
NA10Weymouth
NA2Dorset
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