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Reference Number: 397 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

University of Wales, Aberystwyth
E.G. Bowen Map Library
Institute of Geography & Earth Sciences
Llandinam Building
Penglais
ABERYSTWYTH
Ceredigion
SY23 3DB

Located in Room C17
Person in charge: Dr. Sandra E. Wheatley (Hon. Map Curator)
Assistant: Antony Smith (Techician)
Telephone: 01970-622603 (direct)
Telephone: 01970 622601
Fax: 01970-622659
Email: sew@aber.ac.uk or ats@aber.ac.uk
Telex: 35181 ABYUCWG

Term only: Tues, Wed & Thurs 1400-1600
Vacations: By appointment only.

Content: Circa 80,000 sheets and 500 atlases/reference books. Topographic coverage of Great Britain at 1:63,360, 1:50,000 and 1:25,000; Wales at 1:10,560/1:10,000; North Ceredigion (i.e. Cardiganshire) at 1:2,500; Welsh 1:500 town plans. Earth science coverage includes all current Geological Survey sheets at 1:63,360/1:50,000 and at 1:25,000; all Soil Survey sheets for England and Wales at

1:63,360 and smaller, and all of Wales (and many English sheets) at 1:25,000. Most of first LUS (1:63,360) and all published 2nd Land Use (1:25,000). Good coverage of rest of world at 1:1M. and fair coverage of France, USA and Canada at 1:250,000 and larger, as well as some other European and African countries.

Publishes two Map Information Leaflets:

  • General (Welsh and English language versions).
  • Maps of Aberystwyth and District. Photocopier available.

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Reference Number: 416 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition4

University of Wales, Bangor
Department of Manuscripts
The Library
University College of Wales
BANGOR
Gwynedd
LL57 2DG

Person in charge: Mr. Tomos Roberts (Archivist)
Telephone: 01248-351151 Ext. 2966
Fax: 01248 382979
Email: iss177@bangor.ac.uk

Telex: 61100
Mon-Fri 0900-1700
Closed between Christmas and New Year. Open the two May bank holidays.
Open to general public. Prior appointment desirable.

Content: Approx. 2,000 maps. Estate plans from all parts of Wales (in manuscript); Printed OS maps of Wales and border counties for 19th and 20th centuries at scales 1:2,500, 1:10,560 and smaller.

Limited photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 405 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Department of Earth Sciences : Maritime Studies and International Transport

University of Wales - College of Cardiff
Department of Earth Sciences
P0 Box 914
CARDIFF
CF1 3YE

Located in Main College Building, Park Place.
Person in charge: Mr. H. Bartlett (Senior Technician)
Telephone: (029) 2087 4000 Ext. 6885
Fax: (029) 2087 4326
Email: bartletth@cardiff.ac.uk

Telex: 493635
Mon-Fri 0900-1700.
Public use by appointment only.

Content: Circa 5,000 geological and geophysical sheets, with complete geological coverage of UK (published areas) at 1:50,000, 1:63,360 and 1:250,000 and some other scales. Limited foreign geological coverage at various scales.

Special collection of 1:10,000 for South Wales Coalfields. Circa 1,000 topographic and other sheets including OS 1:50,000 (complete), 1:25,000 (Wales) and 1:10,000 (South Wales). Also some soils, land use vegetation and agricultural land classification maps.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 406 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Department of Earth Sciences : Maritime Studies and International Transport

University of Wales - College of Cardiff
Department of Maritime Studies and International Transport
P0 Box 907
65-68 Park Place
CARDIFF
CF10 3YP

Person in charge: Mr. A P Rogers
Telephone: 029 2087 6647 or 029 2087 4271
Telephone: 029 2087 4271 (both direct)
Fax: 029 2087 4301

Mon-Fri 0900-1730
Access by non-members of College possible by arrangement, by personal application.

Content: UK and foreign atlases and maps (various reference, topographic, thematic, marine and meteorological examples); OS maps (various scales, mainly concentrating on Wales); British Geological Survey maps (various scales and coverage, but mainly UK and Continental Shelf series). Approx. 1600 Admiralty charts (UK Home Waters and world-wide), Admiralty Pilot Books (sailing directions). Approx. 145 foreign charts.

Port atlases, maps and plans (various UK and foreign examples)

No photocopying facilities, but photocopying by arrangement if required.


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Reference Number: 398 - Last revised: 28/02/00

University of Wales, Lampeter
Department of Geography
College Street
LAMPETER
Dyfed
SA48 7ED

Person in charge: Ms. Caron McKee (Secretary and Map Librarian)
Telephone: 01570 424790
Fax: 01570 424714
Email: caron@lamp.ac.uk

Mon-Fri 09:00 - 17:00

Content: Approx. 6,500 maps and 110 atlases.

A general collection intended for teaching and research purposes only.


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