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A regional engineering geological map of the tyne and wear county, N.E. England

  • Dearman W. R. 
  • Money M. S. 
  • Strachan Anne D. 
  • Coffey J. R. 
  • Marsden Ann 
IAEG Symposium “Engineering Geological Mapping for Planning, Disign and Construction in Civil Engineering”, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 3–6 September 1979 The Engineering Geological Setting of Newcastle upon Tyne

Summary

The initial results of an engineering geological survey of the Tyne and Wear Conurbation in North-east England are presented in the form of maps prepared at a scale of 1∶50,000 and reproduced at a scale of 1∶200,000. Separate maps are presented of the solid rocks cropping out at rock-head beneath glacial superficial deposits; of four thickness ranges in the superficial deposits; and as a zoning map combining thickness of superficial deposits and the rock unit at rock-head.

Keywords

Coal Seam Coal Measure Glacial Deposit Solid Deposit Superficial Deposit 

Une carte géotechnique régionale du comté de tyne et wear, Nord-Est de l'Angleterre

Résumé

Les premiers résultats d'un levé géotechnique de l'ensemble urbain de Tyne & Wear (nord-est de l'Angleterre) sont présentés sous la forme de cartes préparées à l'échelle du 1/50 000 et reproduites à l'échelle du 1/200 000. Des cartes séparées sont présentées dans les cas suivants: roches solides affleurant en inselberge parmi les dépôts glaciaires superficiels, quatreétendues de terrain où les formations superficielles sont particulièrement épaisses, et carte de zonage associant l'épaisseur des formations superficielles et la présence d'une unité rocheuse en inselberg.

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© International Association of Engineering Geology 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dearman W. R. 
    • 1
  • Money M. S. 
    • 1
  • Strachan Anne D. 
    • 1
  • Coffey J. R. 
    • 2
  • Marsden Ann 
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Geology, Engineering Geology UnitUniversity of Newcastle upon TypneEngland
  2. 2.Department of MiningSunderland PolytechnicEngland

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