Geological Survey of Scotland, Horizontal sections

Nine horizontal sections on the scale of six-inch to the mile were produced for Scotland. They were issued uncoloured or hand-coloured. They cover the Midland Valley only. The series was published between 1870 and 1938.

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Sheet number Sheet title Published year View record
Section W. to E. From Edinburgh through Arthurs Seat, Musselburgh, Trannent and the Garleton Hills, to the coast 3 miles South East of Dundee, by Henry H. Howell and Archibald Geikie. reference to Geological maps 32 & 33 (Scotland). 1862  Full entry
Section W. to E. From Edinburgh through Arthurs Seat, Musselburgh, Trannent and the Garleton Hills, to the coast 3 miles South East of Dundee, by Henry H. Howell and Archibald Geikie. reference to Geological maps 32 & 33 (Scotland). 1862  Full entry
Section No. 1. W. to E. across the Pentland Hills and Mid-Lothian Coalfield through Warklow Hill, Caerketton Hill, Loanhead, Newbattle Colliery, Roman Camp, Vogrie and Fala, to the Lammermuir Hills at Blegbie. By H. Howell and Archibald Geikie. Section No. 2. NW to SE across the Mid-Lothian Coal-Field through Joppa, Monckton Hall, Dalkeith Park, Chalkieside, Cousland, and Preston Hall to the Lammermuir Hills at Headshaw Burn. By Henry H. Howell and Archibald Geikie. Reference Geological Maps 32 and 33 (Scotland). 1863  Full entry
Section No. 1. W. to E. across the Pentland Hills and Mid-Lothian Coalfield through Warklow Hill, Caerketton Hill, Loanhead, Newbattle Colliery, Roman Camp, Vogrie and Fala, to the Lammermuir Hills at Blegbie. By H. Howell and Archibald Geikie. Section No. 2. NW to SE across the Mid-Lothian Coal-Field through Joppa, Monckton Hall, Dalkeith Park, Chalkieside, Cousland, and Preston Hall to the Lammermuir Hills at Headshaw Burn. By Henry H. Howell and Archibald Geikie. Reference Geological Maps 32 and 33 (Scotland). 1863  Full entry
Section from Black Cleuch Hill, Peebleshire across Edinburghshire, Linlithgowshire and the Firth of Forth, to the coast of Fife near Buckhaven. By Archibald Geikie and James Geikie. Reference to sheets 24 & 32 of the 1-inch Maps of the Geological Survey. 1871  Full entry
Section from Black Cleuch Hill, Peebleshire across Edinburghshire, Linlithgowshire and the Firth of Forth, to the coast of Fife near Buckhaven. By Archibald Geikie and James Geikie. Reference to sheets 24 & 32 of the 1-inch Maps of the Geological Survey. 1871  Full entry
Section from Auchendrane near Ayr therough the Ayr, Kilwinning and Dalry Coalfields to the Firth of Clyde near Fairlie. By Archibald Geikie. Reference Geological maps Six-inch scale 6, 7, 11, 12, 17, 22, 27, 33, 39 Ayrshire. One-inch scale 14, 21, 22. 1871  Full entry
Section from Auchendrane near Ayr therough the Ayr, Kilwinning and Dalry Coalfields to the Firth of Clyde near Fairlie. By Archibald Geikie. Reference Geological maps Six-inch scale 6, 7, 11, 12, 17, 22, 27, 33, 39 Ayrshire. One-inch scale 14, 21, 22. 1871  Full entry
Section from near Loch Doon through Dalmellington and Kilmarnock Coal-Fields to border of Renfreshire at Corsewell Bridge. By Archibald Geikie. Reference Geological maps Six-inch scale 9, 13, 18, 23, 28, 34, 40, 41, 46, 52 Ayrshire. One-inch scale 14, 22. 1871  Full entry
Section from near Loch Doon through Dalmellington and Kilmarnock Coal-Fields to border of Renfreshire at Corsewell Bridge. By Archibald Geikie. Reference Geological maps Six-inch scale 9, 13, 18, 23, 28, 34, 40, 41, 46, 52 Ayrshire. One-inch scale 14, 22. 1871  Full entry
Section from Carsewell Bridge on the March between Renfrewshire & Ayrshire, through the Gleniffer Braes, the Paisley Coal-field, the Kilpatrick Hills and Benbowie to beinn Chaorach near Garelochhead by Robert Jack. Reference Geological maps Six-inch scale 10, 13, 17, 18, 22, 23, 28. Dumbartonshire 7, 8, 11, 15, 16, 18 Renfrewshire & 9 Ayrshire. One-inch scale 22, 30, 36. 1876  Full entry
Section from Carsewell Bridge on the March between Renfrewshire & Ayrshire, through the Gleniffer Braes, the Paisley Coal-field, the Kilpatrick Hills and Benbowie to beinn Chaorach near Garelochhead by Robert Jack. Reference Geological maps Six-inch scale 10, 13, 17, 18, 22, 23, 28. Dumbartonshire 7, 8, 11, 15, 16, 18 Renfrewshire & 9 Ayrshire. One-inch scale 22, 30, 36. 1876  Full entry
Section from Lammermuir Hills across the valley of the River Tweed to the top of the Cheviot Hills. By James Geikie. Reference Geological maps Six-inch scale Berwickshire 15, 21, 27, 28. Roxburghshire 6, 10, 16, 22, 28. One-inch scale 17, 18, 25, 26. 1877  Full entry
Section from Lammermuir Hills across the valley of the River Tweed to the top of the Cheviot Hills. By James Geikie. Reference Geological maps Six-inch scale Berwickshire 15, 21, 27, 28. Roxburghshire 6, 10, 16, 22, 28. One-inch scale 17, 18, 25, 26. 1877  Full entry
Section from Dumgoyn, Strathblane, across the valleys of the River Kelvin, Clyde and Irvine to the moors south of Loudoun Hill By James Geikie and R.L. Jack. Reference Geological Survey maps Six-inch scale 21, 27, 32, 33 Stirlingshire. 1, 2, 7, 10, 11, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30, Lanarkshire. 20, 25 Ayrshire. One-inch scale 22, 23, 30, 31. 1877  Full entry
Section from Dumgoyn, Strathblane, across the valleys of the River Kelvin, Clyde and Irvine to the moors south of Loudoun Hill By James Geikie and R.L. Jack. Reference Geological Survey maps Six-inch scale 21, 27, 32, 33 Stirlingshire. 1, 2, 7, 10, 11, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30, Lanarkshire. 20, 25 Ayrshire. One-inch scale 22, 23, 30, 31. 1877  Full entry
Section No. 1 From Greenfield near Drumclog, Lanarkshire across the Muirkirk Coal-field to Spango Water. By James Geikie & B.N. Peach. Section No. 2. From Meanlour Hill across the Wellwood (Muirkirk) and Mansfield (New Cumnock) Collieries to Polstacher Burn. By B.N. Peach. Reference Geological maps Six-inch scale Lanarkshire 30, 36, 41, 45. Ayrshire 25, 30, 31, 36, 42, 46. Dumfriesshire 6. One-inch scale 15, 23. 1880  Full entry
Section No. 1 From Greenfield near Drumclog, Lanarkshire across the Muirkirk Coal-field to Spango Water. By James Geikie & B.N. Peach. Section No. 2. From Meanlour Hill across the Wellwood (Muirkirk) and Mansfield (New Cumnock) Collieries to Polstacher Burn. By B.N. Peach. Reference Geological maps Six-inch scale Lanarkshire 30, 36, 41, 45. Ayrshire 25, 30, 31, 36, 42, 46. Dumfriesshire 6. One-inch scale 15, 23. 1880  Full entry

 

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