indicoclature

Ordnance Survey Office,
April 9th 1830

Sir,

An uniform System of Indicoclature is expedient in the Geological Plans and Sections connected with the Ordnance Survey; and I therefore direct your attention to the following Table of Letters and Colors by which the Rocks and Strata of most ordinary occurrence will be expressed.

I am, Sir,
Your very obedient Servant,
THOMAS COLBY,
Lieutenant-Colonel Royal Engineers,
Superintendent.

1830GeologyColours

[Source: http://www.largeimages.bgs.ac.uk/iip/mapsportal.html?id=1003599 | Made available under the Open Government Licence | Contains British Geological Survey materials © NERC 2015]

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