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Picture Library

Mt Merapi

Gunung-Mĕrapi (Mount Merapi), from Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn's 'Java: deszelfs gedaante, bekleeding en inwendige struktuur', Amsterdam: PN Van Kampen (1850-1854).

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Welcome to the Geological Society Library’s Picture Library.

These pages contain just a glimpse of the range of drawings, prints, maps and book illustrations to be found in the Society’s Library collections. Whether it is Mount Vesuvius erupting in 1794, the fossil discoveries of Mary Anning, the works of William Smith or even the world’s largest pearl, the Library’s unrivalled collections cover all aspects of Earth sciences. More images will be added on a regular basis, so keep checking back to see what's new.  

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Archibald Geikie
Portraits & people   Dynamic Earth   Extinct Animals
Quartz with asbestos   Giant's Causeway
  Table des Marchand
Fossils & Minerals   Geological Formations   Early Man
Map of British Isles   Swanscombe Hill   Dieng Plateau
Maps & Sections    Industrial & Engineering   Ethnography & Travel 
  William Smith thumb   Professor Ichthyosaur
Natural Curiosities    William Smith    Satires and Cartoons

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