AN excellent and serviceable memoir on “The Water Supply of the County of London from Underground Sources”, prepared by Dr. Stevenson Buchan, has been issued by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (H.M. Stationery Office. 6s. Od. net). It is primarily a supplementary development of the “Records of London Wells” by Messrs. Barrow and Wills, published by the Geological Survey in 1913, restricted in purview to the county boundaries and brought up to date by means of the later accumulation of information. Records of 1,080 wells are set out in detail, of which 565 make their appearance for the first time. More than one hundred of the records of strata are fully described, the remainder being in abstract form.
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CUNNINGHAM, B. The Underground Water of London. Nature 143, 342 (1939). https://doi.org/10.1038/143342a0