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== Preparation of maps, sections, and memoirs ==
 
== Preparation of maps, sections, and memoirs ==
 
[[File:SummProg1897_FIG10.jpg|thumbnail|A selection of watercolour cakes supplied by the firm of James Newman, some of which were specially formulated for the use of the Geological Survey.]]
 
 
[[File:SummProg1897_FIG11.jpg|thumbnail|Geological Standard Colours. A document listing the colours for the different strata that appear on the hand coloured maps.]]
 
  
 
The results obtained by the Geological Survey are made public in three forms: Maps, Sections, Memoirs and Annual Reports, to which may be added the arrangement. of specimens in the three national museums, with their diagrams, handbooks, and other explanatory matter, and also the original papers, which, lying often beyond the scope of the Survey's publications, are prepared by members of the staff and, with the consent of the Director-General, are communicated by them to scientific societies and journals.  
 
The results obtained by the Geological Survey are made public in three forms: Maps, Sections, Memoirs and Annual Reports, to which may be added the arrangement. of specimens in the three national museums, with their diagrams, handbooks, and other explanatory matter, and also the original papers, which, lying often beyond the scope of the Survey's publications, are prepared by members of the staff and, with the consent of the Director-General, are communicated by them to scientific societies and journals.  

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