Geological Survey of Scotland, Vertical sections

Vertical sections were drawn to illustrate the succession of strata in the coalfields in Scotland. A series of c. 30 vertical sections were published at a vertical scale of 40 feet to an inch. They were mostly colour printed. The series was published between 1862 and 1880.

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1 [28]  Vertical section 1. Vertical Sections illustrative of the Edinburghshire and Haddingtonshire Coalfields. Arranged by Henry H. Howell. Maps.- 32, 33, 1-inch. 1883  Full entry
1A  Vertical section 1 A. Vertical Sections illustrative of the Midlothian Coal Basin (middle portion). Map. 32, 1-inch. 1909  Full entry
1B  Vertical section 1 B. Vertical Sections illustrative of the Midlothian Coal Basin (western side). Map. 32, 1-inch. 1909  Full entry
1E  Vertical section 1 E. Vertical Sections illustrative of the East Lothian Coal Basin. Maps.32, 33, 1-inch. 1909  Full entry
1D  Vertical section 1 D. Vertical Sections illustrative of theĀ· Midlothian Coal Basin (eastern side). Map. 32, 1-inch. 1909  Full entry
1C  Vertical section 1 C Vertical Sections illustrative of the Midlothian Coal Basin (western side). Map. 32, 1-inch. 1909  Full entry
Vertical section 2. Vertical Sections illustrative of the Fifeshire Coalfields. Maps. 40, 1-inch, and 24,25, 30, 31, 32, 35, 3B, 37, Fifeshire, 6-inch. 1889  Full entry
2A  Vertical section 2 A. Vertical Sections illustrative of the Fifeshire Coalfields. Maps. 40, 1-inch, and 23,24, 30, 31, 32, Fifeshire, 6-inch.] 1904  Full entry
Vertical section 3. Vertical Sections illustrative of the Kilmarnock and Hurlford Coalfield. Arranged by James Geikie. Maps. 22, 1-inch, and 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, Ayrshire, 6-inch. 1870  Full entry
Vertical section 4. Vertical Sections illustrative of the Clyde Basin Coalfields. Arranged by James Geikie. Maps. 23, 30, 31, 1-inch, and 2, 6, 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 31, Lanarkshire; 13, Renfrewshire; 23, 25, Dumbartonshire, 6-inch. 1874  Full entry
Vertical section 5. Vertical Sections illustrative of the Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire Coalfields. Arranged by B.N. Peach. Maps. 31, 39, 1-inch; 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 38, Stirlingshire; 19A, 20, 25, 26, Dumbartonshire. 133, 134, 139, 140, 142, Perth and Clackmannanshire, 6-inch. 1877  Full entry
Vertical section 6. Vertical Sections illustrative of the Muirkirk, Glenbuck, Lesmahagow, Douglas, and Ponfeigh Coalfields. Maps. 15, 23, I-inch; 25, 26, 30, 31, 36, Ayrshire; 31, 32, 37, 38, 41, Lanarkshire, 6-inch. 1879  Full entry
Vertical section 7. Vertical Sections illustrative of thc Coalfields of the Clyde Valley between Rutherglen and Carluke. Arranged by James Geikie. Maps. 23, 31, 1-inch; 7 8, 10, 12, 18, 19, 24, Lanarkshire, 6-inch. 1879  Full entry
Vertical section 8. Vertical Sections illustrative of the Ayrshire Coalfields (Areas I and II), Kilmarnock, Stevenston and Kilbirnie Districts. 1-inch Map 22. 1924  Full entry
Vertical section 8. Vertical Sections illustrative of the Ayrshire Coalfields (Areas I and II), Kilmarnock, Stevenston and Kilbirnie Districts. 1-inch Map 22.   Full entry
Vertical section 9. Vertical sections illustrating the Central Coalfield. Coal Measures showing strata above Splint Coal in areas V and VII. Rutherglen, Motherwell and Coatbridge Districts. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1926  Full entry
10  Vertical section 10. Vertical sections illustrating the Central Coalfield. Coal Measures in areas IX, VI and south part of VII. Hamilton, Dalserf, Wishaw, Shotts, Fauldhouse, and Armadale Districts. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1927  Full entry
11  Vertical section 11. Vertical sections illustrating the Central Coalfield. Coal Measures showing strata above Splint Coal in area V. Shettleston, Coatbridge and Airdrie Districts. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1926  Full entry
12  Vertical section 12. Vertical sections illustrating the Central Coalfield. Coal Measures showing strata below Splint Coal in area VII. Rutherglen, Motherwell and Holytown Districts. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1927  Full entry
13  Vertical section 13. Vertical sections illustrating the Central Coalfield. Millstone Grit and Upper Limestone Group. Along south and east borders (Areas IV, IX, VI and II. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1927  Full entry
14  Vertical section 14. Vertical sections illustrating the Central Coalfield. Limestone Coal Group, Lower Limestone Group, and part of the Calciferous Sandstone Series in Area IV and VIII. Paisley, Giffnock and East Kilbride. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1928  Full entry
15  Vertical section 15. Vertical sections illustrating the Central Coalfield. Limestone Coal Group, Lower Limestone Group, and part of the Calciferous Sandstone Series, along south and east borders. (Areas IX, VI and II). On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1927  Full entry
16  Vertical section 16. Vertical sections illustrating the Ayrshire Coalfields, Area III. Prestwich, Mauchline, Cumnock & Muirkirk Districts. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1931  Full entry
16  Vertical section 16. Vertical sections illustrating the Ayrshire Coalfields, Area III. Prestwich, Mauchline, Cumnock & Muirkirk Districts. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1931  Full entry
17  Vertical section 17. Vertical sections illustrating the North-east Stirlingshire Coalfield. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1932  Full entry
17  Vertical section 17. Vertical sections illustrating the North-east Stirlingshire Coalfield. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1932  Full entry
18  Vertical section 18. Vertical sections illustrating the Clackmannan Coalfield (including part of West Fife). On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1932  Full entry
18  Vertical section 18. Vertical sections illustrating the Clackmannan Coalfield (including part of West Fife). On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1932  Full entry
19  Vertical section 19. Vertical sections illustrating the Fife Coalfields, Area I. Dunfermline and West Fife. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1931  Full entry
19  Vertical section 19. Vertical sections illustrating the Fife Coalfields, Area I. Dunfermline and West Fife. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1932  Full entry
20  Vertical section 20. Vertical sections illustrating the Ayrshire Coalfields, Area IV. Dailly, Patna, Rankiston, Dalmellington, and New Cumnock Districts. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1932  Full entry
20  Vertical section 20. Vertical sections illustrating the Ayrshire Coalfields, Area IV. Dailly, Patna, Rankiston, Dalmellington, and New Cumnock Districts. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1932  Full entry
21  Vertical section 21. Vertical sections illustrating the Fife Coalfields, Area II. Cowdenbeath, Leslie and Kirkaldy Districts. On the scale of 50 feet to 1 inch. 1932  Full entry
21  Vertical section 21. Vertical sections illustrating the Fife Coalfields, Area II. Cowdenbeath, Leslie and Kirkaldy Districts. On the scale of 50 feet to 1 inch. 1933  Full entry
22  Vertical section 22. Vertical sections illustrating the Fife Coalfields, Area III. Dysart, Thornton and Leven Districts. On the scale of 50 feet to 1 inch. 1938  Full entry
22  Vertical section 22. Vertical sections illustrating the Fife Coalfields, Area III. Dysart, Thornton and Leven Districts. On the scale of 50 feet to 1 inch. 1938  Full entry
23  Vertical section 23. Vertical sections illustrating the Central Coalfield, Area I. Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1936  Full entry
23  Vertical section 23. Vertical sections illustrating the Central Coalfield, Area I. Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1936  Full entry
24  Vertical section 24. Vertical sections illustrating the Central Coalfield, Area III. Bo'ness and Linlithgow. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1938  Full entry
24  Vertical section 24. Vertical sections illustrating the Central Coalfield, Area III. Bo'ness and Linlithgow. On a scale of 40 feet to 1 inch. 1938  Full entry

 

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