Geological Survey of Ireland Longitudinal sections, new series

A newer series of horizontal sections on the scale of six inches to one mile were issued for Ireland between 1860 and 1894. This series supersedes the Geological Survey of Ireland, Longitudinal sections, old series.

 

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Horizontal or longitudinal section 1. Section from near Abbeyleix across the Castlecomer Coalfield, to the Granite east of Carlow; with a short Section on the eastern side of the Granite, south of Tinahely, in nearly the same line. (1860.) [Maps 136, 137, 188.] Price 4s. 3d. 1860  Full entry
Section no. 2. From Kilkenny northwards through the Castlecomer Coalfield to the neighbourhood of Athy and the Lower Silurian ground of the County of Kildare. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 120, 128, 129, 137, 147. 1860  Full entry
Section No. 3. From the Limestone plain between Abbeyleix and Maryborough, over Cullenagh Hill, and thence south-eastwards across the Castlecomer Coalfield to the Valley of the Barrow River, south of Old Leighlin, and into the granite country east of Bagenalstown. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 127, 128, 137, 147. 1860  Full entry
Section from Gally Head, on the South coast of Cork, past Macroom to the Coalfield north of Millstreet between Mallow and Killarney. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 174, 185, 193, 194, 201. 1860  Full entry
No. 1. Section from Flat Head on the coast West of the mouth of Cork Harbour, by Minane across Carrigaline Water by Coolmore, and over the ground West of Monkstown and Passage to the shore of Loch Mahon close to Carrigrenan Point. No. 2 Section commencing at a point 2 and a half miles West of the northern end of No. 1. and passing by Garryduff, Blackrock, Glanmire and Riverstown to a point one mile West of Watergrass Hill. No. 3. Section commencing at a point 3 miles east of the termination of No. 2. and passing by Rathcormack and Fermoy and through the village of Downing. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 195, 187, 176. 1860  Full entry
Section across the western termination of the Knockmealdown Hills and the Mitchellstown Valley, over the summit of Gallymore, across Slievnamuck and Oola Hill to the flanks of Slieve Phelim Hills along a line the general bearing of which is nearly north and south. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 144, 154, 165. 1860  Full entry
Section No. 1. Across the Limerick Basin from the Cratloe Hills over Knockroe, Ballybrood and Cromwell's Hill, to to the neighbourhood of Emly. Section No. 2. From Cromwell's Hill, north of hospital across Kilteely and between Drokeen and Caherconlish to Maddyboy whence it turns to the north east in order to touch the Old Red Sandstone. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 143, 144, 154. 1860  Full entry
No. 1. Section from the Old Red Sandstone at Uregare Co. Limerick across Knockdirk and Ballybrood to Drumsalagh, Portnard, and the flanks of the Slieve Phelim Hills. No. 2. Section from Lough Gur, Co. Limerick by Rawleystown Court, and over Knockroe to the village of Inch. 3. Section from near Cloverville House, east of Ballybrood, Co. Limerick across Pallas Hill south of Cross Cottage to the Parish of Tuoghcluggin. 4. Section from Rockhill to the village of Ballinleeny, Co. Limerick. 5. Section across Knockfeerina, Co. Limerick. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 144, 153, 154. 1860  Full entry
Section No. 1. Across Keeper Hill and the Silvermines district. Section No. 2. From Ballyard graveyard across the Kilmastulla Valley, to the flanks of the Arra Mountains. Section No. 3. From Carrickallybaun (two miles N. of Killaloe), through Tomgraney, to Drewsborough House. Section No. 4. From the south slope of the Cratloe Mountains across Slieve Bernagh, by Kilkishen to Danganville. Section No. 5. Across the high ground between Mauricemills and Ennis. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 132, 133, 134, 143. 1861  Full entry
10  Section 1. across the Slievardagh Coalfield, from near the village called the Four Roads, to the northern flank of the Nine Mile House tableland. Section No. 2. From near the village of New Birmingham, across Earl's Hill Colliery to Wilford House, two miles south of the village Section No. 3. from Littlefield House two miles south of Gortnahoo, across Foilacamin, Knockan Glass, Commons, and Boulea Collieries to a point one mile and a quarter west of Ballingarry. Section No. 4. From Woodsgift to near the village of Tullaroan. Section No. 5. From near Johnstown, over Spa Hill. Section No. 6. From the Hollyford Mines to Marlow House, north-west of Clonoulty. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 136, 145, 146, 156. 1861  Full entry
11  Section No. 1. Across the Devil's Bit Mountains near Toomyvara to the neighbourhood of Templemore. Section No. 2. Across the country between the Slievebloom and Devil's Bit Mountains. Section No. 3. Over Knockshigowna Hill to the Little Brosna River. Section No. 4. Across the Slievebloom range. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 126, 127, 135. 1862  Full entry
12  Section No. 1. From near Langley Lodge across the valley of the Anner River to the top of Slievenaman. Section No. 2. From Sheepstown cross roads through Ballyhale to the Granite S. of Thomastown. No. 3. Section from Stonyford through Jerpoint to valley of Arrigle River, south of Mount Argula. No. 4. Section from Gowran Demesne through Freagh Hill and Brandon Hill to the River Barrow near Coolhill Castle. No. 5. Section from the Coal Measures, seen in Moneyfelith River, across the Valley of the Barrow to the Old Red Sandstone and Granite N.E. of Goresbridge. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 147, 156, 157. 1862  Full entry
13  Section No. 1. From the neighbourhood of Dungarvan over Comeragh Mountains, and across the valley of the Suir to Poulakerry, near Kilsheelan. Section No. 2. From Nine Mile House tableland near Boolyglass, through Woodstock Demesne and Brandon Hill one mile S.E. of Graiguenamanagh. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 156, 157, 167, 178. 1862  Full entry
14  Section No. 1. From Oldtown through Mallahow and Westown to Naul. Section No. 2. From Knightstown Quarry through Knockbrack Hill to Bog of the Ring. Section No. 3. Across Donabate Promontory. Section No. 4. Along the coast from shore S. of Rush, through Loughshinny to shore N. of Skerries. Section No. 5. Across the Hill of Howth. Section No. 6. From road 1 mile S. of Killakee House, through Montpelier Hill, to Allenton House. Section No. 7. From the Granite at Three Rock Mountain on the south, to the Limestone at Donnybrook on the N. Section No. 8. From the Mica Slate and Granite of Killiney and Roches Hill, to the Limestone on the shore at Blackrock. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 92, 102, 112. 1862  Full entry
15  Section No. 1. From Sybil Head, to Slea Head, general direction from North to South. Section No. 2. From Brandon Head, through Mount Brandon, to Bull's Head. Section No. 3. From Tralee Bay, across Caherconcree Mountain, to Castlemaine Harbour. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 160, 161, 171, 172. 1862  Full entry
16  Section from Knockadoon Head to Youghal and Lismore over the Knockmealdown mountains to the east end of the Galty Mountains. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 155, 166, 177, 188. 1862  Full entry
17  Section No. 1. From Lisdoonvarna and Slieve Elva, to Galway Bay. Section No. 2. From Inchiquin Lough by Crusheen to west slopes of Slieve Aughta. Section No. 3. From Ayle to Killanena. Section No. No. 4. Through Scarriff to Turkenagh. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 114, 123, 124, 125, 134. 1864  Full entry
18  Section No. 1. From Scarriff Valley to Loughrea. Section No. 2. Through Toberelatan and Kylebeg. Section No. 3. From Marble Hill to Dalystown. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 115, 116, 124, 125. 1864  Full entry
19  Horizontal or longitudinal section 19. Section from Toe Head, by Bantry to Kilgarvan. (1866.) [Maps 184,, 192, 199, 200, 205.] Price 4s. 3d. 1866  Full entry
20  A continuous section from south to north across the Kenmare Valley over Macgillicuddy's Reeks, to the Slieve Mish near Tralee, showing in descending order the Coal Measures, Carboniferous Limestone, and Old Red Sandstone, and the structure of the country formed of them. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 162, 173, 184. 1865  Full entry
21  Section 1. Kilgarvan and Mangerton Section. Section 2. Hungry Hill. Section. 3. Coomalumminy Section. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 173, 183, 184, 191, 192, 199. 1866  Full entry
22  Section from Annalong, Co. Down, across the Mourne Mountains and Slieve Croob Range, by Moira to to Lough Neagh. Shewing the Granitic, Lower Silurian, Triassic, Cretaceous and overlying Basaltic Rocks. By W.A. Traill. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 36, 48, 60, 61. 1873  Full entry
23  No. 1. Section across the Mourne Mountains and Slieve Croob to Lough Neagh (continued). No. 2. Section from Warrenpoint across the Mourne Mountains to the sea at Newcastle, County Down, Shewing Lower Silurian, Granitic, and Igneous rocks. By W.A. Traill. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 36, 60, 61. 1874  Full entry
24  No. 1. Section from Soldier's Point, at the entrance to Carlingford Lough, across the Mourne Mountains to the sea at Newcastle, Co. Down. Shewing the Carboniferous Limestone, Lower Silurian and Granitic Rocks. By W.A. Traill. No. 2. Section From Killinchy across Scrabo Hill to the sea at Cultra, Co. Down. Shewing the Carboniferous Limestone, New Red Sandstone, Permian, and Basaltic Rocks. By W.A. Traill. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 29, 37, 60, 61, 71. 1874  Full entry
25  Section from Kilkieran Bay on the South to Killary Harbour on the North, crossing Avogh and Bencor Mountains, Connemara. Shewing Granitic, Metamorphic and Upper Silurian Rocks. By Edward Hull, Richard G. Symes and Alexander Mc. Henry. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 84, 94, 104. 1879  Full entry
26  Section No. 1. From Killary Harbour to Clew Bay crossing Mweelrea and Croagh Patrick. Showing Metamorphic, Upper Silurian, and Carboniferous Rocks. By Richard G. Symes and Alexr. Mc Henry. Section No. 2. From Moher Lough to Lough Mask crossing Slieve Partry Hills. Showing Metamorphic, Upper Silurian, and Carboniferous Rocks. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 74, 83, 84, 85. 1879  Full entry
27  Section No. 1. From the North shore of L. Neagh on the south-east, across White Mountain to Brown Hill, Co. Londonderry, on the north-west by Magherafelt and Tobermore. Shewing Tertiary Volcanic, Lower Carboniferous and Metamorphic Rocks By J. Nolan and F.W. Egan. Section No. 2. From Fir Mountain across Slieve Gallion to the Moyola River east of Curran. By J. Nolan and F.W. Egan. Section No. 3. From Lough Foyle going eastward over Binevenagh to a point 1 mile 7 furlongs east of the summit. Shewing Tertiary Volcanic, Cretaceous, Rhaetic, Triassic and Lower Carboniferous Rocks By. F.W. Egan. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 12, 18, 19, 26, 27. 1889  Full entry
28  Section No. 1. From the Silurian Rocks at the county boundary 4 and a half miles S.W. of Carrickmacross to Barnes Bridge, near Newry crossing Slieve Gullion and Camlough Mountain showing Triassic, Carboniferous and Silurian Strata with intruded Igneous Rocks and Granite. By J. Nolan and F.W. Egan. Section No. 2. Across the Carlingford Promontory from Dundalk Bay to Carlingford Lough. By J. Nolan. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 59, 70, 71, 81. 1889  Full entry
29  No. 1. Section from Carrickfergus in a N.N.W. direction to Fair Head and Rathlin Island by Agnews Hill, Glenarm, Glenariff, Lurigethan Mountain, Cushendall and Glendun. Showing Metamorphic, Devonian, Carboniferous, Triassic, Liassic, Cretaceous and Volcanic Rocks. By R.G. Symes and Alexr. Mc. Henry. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 14, 20, 28, 29. 1890  Full entry
30  Section No. 1. continued from Sheet 29. Showing Metamorphic, Carboniferous, Creatceous and Volcanic Rocks. By R.G. Symes and Alex. Mc. Henry. Section No. 2. Rathlin Island. No. 3. Section from a point 3 miles S.S.W. of Armoy in a N.E. direction by Knocklayd Mountain to the coast at Portnagee Colliery S.W. of Fairhead. Showing Metamorphic, Carboniferous, Triassic, Cretaceous and Tertiary Volcanic Rocks. By R.G. Symes and Alex. Mc. Henry. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 8, 13, 14. 1890  Full entry
31  No. 1. Section from the River Lagan S. of Belfast in a N.N.W. direction to Bengore Head, Giant's Causeway by Templepatrick, Tardree Mountain and Ballymena. Showing Triassic, Liassic and Cretaceous Strata, Tertiary Volcanic Rocks and Glacial Drift. By R.G. Symes and Alex. Mc. Henry. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 20, 28, 36. 1891  Full entry
32  Section No. 1. continued from Sheet 31. Showing Triassic, Liassic and Cretaceous Strata and Tertiary Volcanic Rocks. By R.G. Symes and Alex. Mc. Henry. No. 2. Section from Taitstown in an E.N.E. direction through Glynn, Larne Lough, and Island Magee. Showing Triassic, Liassic and Cretaceous Strata and Tertiary Volcanic Rocks. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 7, 13, 14, 20, 21. 1892  Full entry
33  Section from River Shannon, 3 miles S.W. of Drumshambo across Slieve Anierin, Cuilcagh by Florence Court, Arney Bridge and Enniskillen. Showing Lower Coal Measures, Millstone Grit, Yoredale Beds, Carboniferous Limestone, Old Red Sandstone and Lower Silurian Rocks. By S.B. Wilkinson and R.J. Cruise. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 44, 45, 56, 67. 1891  Full entry
34  Section from the River Finn West of Castlefinn to the Atlantic Ocean at Bloody Foreland, by Cronamuck, Derryveagh and Errigal Mountains, Co. Donegal. Showing Granitic, Metamorphic and Trappean Rocks. By G.H. Kinahan, J. Nolan, F.W. Egan, J.R. Kilroe & Alex Mc. Henry. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 9, 10, 16, 17, 25. 1891  Full entry
35  No. 1. Section from Ray Point, Lough Swilly, in a N.N.W. direction across Knockalla to the Atlantic Ocean at Rinmore Point. Showing Metamorphic and Igneous Rocks and Lower Old Red Sandstone. By G.H. Kinahan, R.J. Cruise, F.W. Egan & Alex Mc. Henry. No. 2. Section from Lough Fern in a N.W. direction across Lough Salt Mountain, and east of Dunfanaghy to the Atlantic Ocean at Horn Head. Showing Metamorphic and Igneous Rocks. By G.H. Kinahan, S.B. Wilkinson, F.W. Egan, & A. Mc. Henry. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 4, 5, 10, 11. 1894  Full entry
36  No. 1. Section from Donegal Bay in a N.N.E. direction to Reelan River, by Bluestack and Gaugin Mountains. Showing Metamorphic Granitic and Carboniferous Rocks F.W. Egan and J.R. Kilroe. No. 2. Section in a N.N.W. direction over Slieve League and Glen Head, from Donegal Bay to the Atlantic showing Metamorphic Rocks and Carboniferous Outlier. By J.R. Kilroe. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 22, 24, 31, 32. 1891  Full entry
37  Section from Ballykillowen Hill going north-westward by Donegal and Glenties across Carnaween Hill to Crohy Head on the Atlantic Showing Carboniferous and Metamorphic Rocks with Granite and other Igneous Intrusions. By James R. Kilroe. Reference to geological maps, 1 inch scale Sheets 15, 23, 24. 32. 1892  Full entry

 

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