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Map series Geological Survey of England and Wales 1:63,360/1:50,000 geological map series, New Series 
Sheet number 263,279 and part of 295 
Sheet title Inner Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary. 
Map type Pre-Quaternary and Quaternary Geology 
Scale 1:50 000 
Publication year 1996 
Author statement Onshore geology simplified from the BGS 1:50 000 Series Cardiff (263) Solid and Drift Geology sheet published in 1989 and Weston-super-Mare (279 and parts of 263 and 295) Solid and Drift Geology sheet published in 1980. Offshore information is based on data collected by BGS and data provided by the Universities of Bristol, London, Cardiff and Swansea, the Hydrographic Office, the Severn Barrage Pre-Feasibility Study 1979, the Severn Tidal Power Group, and Wimpol Ltd. Offshore interpretation by C.D.R. Evans and R.J.O. Hamblin from the above sources. 
Published statement Published 1996. Print code: 96/1800. 
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