University of Wales – College of Cardiff

Key Information

  • Collection Name: Department of Earth Sciences
  • Reference Number: 405
  • Date of last revision: 28 February 2000
  • Address: PO Box 914 CARDIFF CF1 3YE
  • Person in charge: Mr. H. Bartlett (Senior Technician)
  • Contact telephone number(s): (029) 2087 4000 Ext. 6885
  • Contact email address:
  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri 0900-1700.
  • Access: Public use by appointment only.
  • Facilities for copying: Photocopying available.

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.

Published by: Clare Gordon

Clare Gordon