Regional Geochemical Atlas

These atlases provide a systematic picture of the geochemistry of the whole of Britain. The principal aims of this atlas series are to identify new sources of metalliferous minerals, and to provide quantitative information on natural element levels which may be used to assess contamination. In the first seven volumes, published from 1978 onwards, the account of the regional geochemistry is based on the point-source data plotted on geological maps at a scale of 1:250 000. Subsequent volumes are in a new format and based on digital geochemical imagery.

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Atlas number Sheet title View record
1 Shetland: regional geochemical atlas Full entry
2 Orkney: regional geochemical atlas Full entry
3 South Orkney and Caithness: regional geochemical atlas Full entry
4 Sutherland: regional geochemical atlas Full entry
5 Hebrides: regional geochemical atlas Full entry
6 Great Glen: regional geochemical atlas Full entry
7 Argyll: regional geochemical atlas Full entry
8 Regional geochemistry of the East Grampian area Full entry
9 Regional geochemistry of the Lake District and adjacent areas Full entry
10 Regional geochemistry of Southern Scotland and part of northern England Full entry
11 Regional geochemistry of north-east England Full entry
12 Regional geochemistry of North-west England and North Wales Full entry
13 Regional geochemistry of Wales and part of west-central England: Stream sediment and soil Full entry
14 Regional geochemistry of Wales and part of west-central England: streamwater Full entry
Hutton field: well correlation diagram.
Small scale (non-series) maps
Hydrogeology
Small scale (non-series) maps