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BGS delves into the geological world of Minecraft

Minecraft screenshotThe British Geological Survey (BGS) has reproduced the geology of mainland Great Britain and surrounding islands within the world of Minecraft. Inspired by the Ordnance Survey (OS) map released a year ago, this map shows the OS map data on the surface and the real geology beneath, right down to the bedrock. You’ll be able to look over the white cliffs of Dover, climb to the top of Ben Nevis and scour over the ancient volcanoes of the Scottish Isles.


Bone chemistry reveals royal lifestyle of Richard III

BGS Research Fellowship ProgrammeA recent study by the British Geological Survey, in association with researchers at the University of Leicester, has delved into the bone and tooth chemistry of King Richard III and uncovered fascinating new details about the life and diet of Britain’s last Plantagenet king

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