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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 256 
Sheet title North London. 
Map type Bedrock and Superficial 
Scale 1:50 000 
Publication year 2006 
Author statement Original geological survey at 1:63 360 scale by H. Bauerman, W. Whitaker, T.R. Polwhele, R. Trench, W.H. Penning, H.W. Bristow, H.B. Woodward, F.J. Bennett, W.A.E. Ussher, J.H. Blake and C.E. Hawkins. Published as Old Series Sheets 1 and 7, 1861-1868. Superficial Deposits added in 1871-1876. Surveyed on the 1:10 560 scale by C.E.N. Bromehead, J.A. Howe, T.I. Pocock, A.C.G. Cameron, A.H. Noble, R.W. Pocock, H.G. Dines and T. Robertson, 1889-1922. Minor amendments by S. Buchan in 1935 and S.W. Hester in 1949. North-east margin resurveyed by R.A. Ellison in 1977, and central London revised by F.G. Berry in 1979-1982. Reconstituted on the 1:10 000 scale with amendments by P.J. Strange and S.J. Booth in 1991-1992. Interpretation of deep geological section by T.C. Pharaoh and P.J. Strange, modified by A.J. Humpage and M.A. Woods 2004. Digital terrain analysis by G. Wildman and A. Forster 2003. This edition compiled by A.J. Humpage, R.T. Mogdridge and A.E. Richardson 2004. P.J. Strange, Regional Geologist. 
Published statement Published 2005. Print code: 2000/2006. 
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