Geology

This section contains links and downloads pertaining to the geology and hydrology of the Mendip Hills and the surrounding region.

The Geology of the Mendip Hills - British Geological Survey.

BGS Maps Portal - British Geological Survey.

Quarry Faces - Mendip Hills Community Heritage Project.

The Directory of Mines and Quarries - British Geological Survey.

Water Resource Problems Related to Mineral Working in Wessex Region and Historical Summary, W. I. Stanton, 1991.

Google Earth KML overlay of W. I. Stanton's 'Map of Mendip Depressions', on which he plotted hundreds of karst features, many of which have since been lost to farming or development. Thanks to Tom Harrison for scanning and digitising this from the paper copy.

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