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Provision of geological information and updating of Mineral Consultation Areas for Leicestershire County Council

By D.E. Highley, N.A. Spencer, J.N. Carney, E.J. Steadman and A.J. Bloodworth


This report describes work carried out by the British Geological Survey on behalf of\ud Leicestershire County Council to assist in the revision of their Minerals Local Plan. The work\ud involved the provision of maps showing the extent of individual mineral resources in the county\ud and the location of mineral sites where permitted reserves are present. More importantly, it also\ud involved updating Mineral Consultation Areas for each mineral and providing these in digital\ud form for use within a Geographical Information System. This report describes the methodology\ud adopted and presents the various results

Topics: Earth Sciences
Publisher: British Geological Survey
Year: 2005
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