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The Geological Survey and Museum

    Naturevolume 135pages10601062 (1935) | Download Citation



    THE new building for the Geological Survey and Museum which has been erected on the west side of Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, S.W.7, stands in a middle position between the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Science Museum and the British Museum (Natural History). The site which it occupies is part of the ground acquired by the Royal Commissioners of the 1851 Exhibition, and was chosen for this purpose by the Bell Committee (1912). The new Museum (Fig. 1) is linked to the Science Museum by a series of corridors over an arched gateway; at some future time, the Natural History Museum may be extended to the east, and the new buildings will probably join up with the Geological Survey and Museum on its south side.

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