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Natural Geographical and Applied Sciences

Edge Hill College of Higher Education

OS small scale to 1:50 000 complete sets maintained. 1:1250 -1:25 000 mapping -- mainly NW England. Historical local county and town plans; Large-scale first and second edition OS: incomplete local cover.

Complete sets of BGS geology small to medium scales maintained, some other, particularly local, larger scales, selected world and foreign geology maps; land use, soil survey.

Admiralty charts: some British Isles, Europe, Africa, N. America, Asia.

Africa: selected east, west and south African small to medium scales: Gambia: land use.
Europe: Particularly Netherlands, Mallorca and Tenerife. War Office WWII 1:500 000 - 1:200 000 selected sheets

N America: USGS selected state and local maps at all scales. Canada: selected sheets at all scales.

Australasia; some medium scale official mapping.

Air photographs: mainly NW England, some Wales particularly Snowdonia, Swansea and Gower Peninsular

Some atlases.

Digimap: OS digital map data of Great Britain (for registered users within the institution only)


Geography Building, St Helens Rd, ORMSKIRK Lancs L39 4QP

Main contact

Telephone number

01695 584737 (direct) 01695 575171 (switchboard)

Opening hours

Mon, Tue, Thurs: 0830-1500 Wed 8.30-12.30 vacations by arrangement


Access intended mainly for institution members. Prior appointment essential for other users.


Tracing and photocopying facilities are available subject to copyright.


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