‘A Delineation of the Strata of England & Wales…’ (1815)

In 1815 William Smith (1769-1839) published what is acknowledged as the first geological map of a country ever produced.  The map displayed here is the first imprint, one of the first batch of 20 or so copies produced in September 1815. 

'A Delineation of the Strata of England and Wales...' (Smith, 1815)

Plate V [Yorkshire]
Plate VI [German Ocean]
Plate VII [St George’s Channel]

Plate XV [France]
Plate XIV [English Channel]
Plate XIII [Cornwall]
Plate XII [Kent]

Plate X [Isle of Wight]
Plate X [Bristol Channel]
Plate IX [East Anglia]
Plate VIII [Welsh border]

Plate III [Title page]
Plate IV [Irish Sea]
Plate II [Firth of Forth]
Plate I [Firth of Clyde]