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On the Rocks! Geologists top ten favourite seaside holiday spots

iGeology iconBased on use of the popular geology app, iGeology, the British Geological Survey (BGS) has identified their top ten most popular coastal destinations in Great Britain.


Dr Martin Smith awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Dr Martin SmithThe British Geological Survey (BGS) are proud to announce that Dr Martin Smith, Science Director for BGS Global Geosciences, has received an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for his services to geological sciences.

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