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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 252 
Sheet title Swindon. 
Map type Solid and Drift 
Scale 1:50 000 
Publication year 1974 
Author statement Original geological survey on the one-inch scale by E. Hull and W.T. Aveline, published on Old Series Sheet 34 in 1857, revised 1859. Cretaceous rocks surveyed on the six-inch scale prior to 1900 by F.J. Bennett. and southern strip in 1923 by H.G. Dines. Resurveyed and remainder completed on the six-inch scale by B. Kelk. E.G. Poole. P. Toghill in 1966-67 and (Upper Thames Gravel Area) by R.G. Thurrell, R.A. Bazley, E.C. Freshney, P.E. Harding and M. Williams in 1961- 62. F.B.A. Welch, S.C.A. Holmes and J.R. Earp, District Geologists. Worked out gravel areas revised by Mineral Assessment Unit in 1971. 
Published statement Published 1974. Print code: 2000/74. 
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