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Geological Society Of London
The GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON, known commonly as the GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, is a learned society based in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. It is the oldest national geological society in the world and the largest in Europe with more than 12,000 Fellows. Fellows are entitled to the postnominal FGS (Fellow of the Geological Society), over 2,000 of whom are Chartered Geologists (CGeol). The Society is a Registered Charity , No. 210161. It is also a member of the Science Council , and is licensed to award Chartered Scientist to qualifying members
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Chartered Scientist
CHARTERED SCIENTIST (CSci) is a professional qualification in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
that is awarded by the Science Council through its Licensed member organisations. Holders of this qualification can use the post-nominal letters CSci. Chartered scientists are professional scientists who are practising and/or advancing science at the full professional level and are individuals for whom scientific knowledge or practice at that level form an essential element of their role. The required standard for Chartered Scientist registration is a Masters-level science qualification (or equivalent) with four years of postgraduate work experience. The standards of the Chartered Scientist designation are upheld by the Science Council’s Registration Authority, whose members are elected representatives from the Licensed Bodies and appointed experts from other areas
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Quarterly Journal Of Engineering Geology And Hydrogeology
HYDROGEOLOGY (hydro- meaning water, and -geology meaning the study of the Earth
Earth
) is the area of geology that deals with the distribution and movement of groundwater in the soil and rocks of the Earth's crust (commonly in aquifers ). The terms GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY, GEOHYDROLOGY, and HYDROGEOLOGY are often used interchangeably
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Freemasons' Tavern
The FREEMASONS\' TAVERN was established in 1775 at 61-65 Great Queen Street . It served as a meeting place for a variety of notable organisations from the eighteenth century until it was demolished to make way for the Connaught Hotel in 1909. In 1769, the Grand Lodge decided to build a Central Hall. A building was purchased in Great Queen Street
Great Queen Street
in 1775 and Thomas Sandby was tasked with building a hall in the garden. The original house became the tavern with a second house providing office space for the Freemasons
Freemasons
. THE HALL Meeting in the Hall of the Freemason's Tavern, London with sign language for deaf and dumb people, published in the Illustrated London News , 23 January 1875 The hall was not only used for Masonic purposes, but also became an important venue in London for a variety of meetings and concerts
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Great Queen Street
GREAT QUEEN STREET is a street in the West End of central London in England
England
. It is a continuation of Long Acre from Drury Lane
Drury Lane
to Kingsway . It runs from 1 to 44 along the north side, east to west, and 45 to about 80 along the south side, west to east. The street straddles and connects the Covent Garden
Covent Garden
and Holborn
Holborn
districts and is in the London Borough of Camden
London Borough of Camden
. It is numbered B402. CONTENTS * 1 Early history * 2 Masonic connections * 3 Residents and businesses * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY HISTORYThe street was called "Queen Street" from around 1605–9, and "Great Queen Street" from around 1670. In 1646 William Newton was given permission to build fourteen large houses, each with a forty-foot frontage, on the south side of the street
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European Association Of Geoscientists And Engineers
The EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS (EAGE) is a multi-disciplinary professional association for geoscientists and engineers . It was founded in 1951 and has a worldwide membership. The association changed name from European Association of Exploration Geophysicists in 1995. The association is intended for persons that are studying or otherwise professionally involved in geophysics , petroleum exploration , geology , reservoir engineering , mining , and civil engineering . EAGE operates two divisions: the Oil "> * ^ "In Short - EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers)". EAGE. Retrieved 2012-08-30. * ^ "History - EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers)". EAGE. Retrieved 2015-07-01. * ^ "Divisions - EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers)". EAGE. Retrieved 2012-08-30. * ^ "Workshops - EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers)". EAGE
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Blackwell Publishing
WILEY-BLACKWELL is the international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley "> Blackwell published over 805 journals and 650 text and reference books in 2006, across a wide range of academic, medical, and professional subjects, and had 990 staff members with offices in the United States, UK, Australia, China, Denmark, Germany, Singapore and Japan. On November 17, 2006, John Wiley -webkit-column-width: 30em; column-width: 30em; list-style-type: decimal;"> * ^ A B About Wiley-Blackwell. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. * ^ "Wiley-Blackwell, Inc.: Private Company Information - Businessweek". investing.businessweek.com. Retrieved 21 November 2012. * ^ WileyOnlineLibrary.com * ^ Wiley to Acquire Blackwell Publishing (Holdings) Ltd., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., November 17, 2006 * ^ Interscience.wiley.com, Wiley-Blackwell
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United Kingdom
The UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, commonly known as the UNITED KINGDOM (UK) or BRITAIN, is a sovereign country in western Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland , the UK includes the island of Great Britain
Great Britain
, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland
Ireland
and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
is the only part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
that shares a land border with another sovereign state‍—‌the Republic of Ireland
Ireland
. Apart from this land border, the UK is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea
North Sea
to its east, the English Channel
English Channel
to its south and the Celtic Sea to its south-south-west, giving it the 12th-longest coastline in the world
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George Iv Of The United Kingdom
GEORGE IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
and of Hanover following the death of his father, George III , on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later. From 1811 until his accession, he served as Prince Regent during his father's final mental illness. George IV led an extravagant lifestyle that contributed to the fashions of the Regency era . He was a patron of new forms of leisure, style and taste. He commissioned John Nash to build the Royal Pavilion in Brighton
Brighton
and remodel Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace
, and Sir Jeffry Wyattville to rebuild Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle

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Learned Society
A LEARNED SOCIETY (also known as a LEARNED ACADEMY, SCHOLARLY SOCIETY, or ACADEMIC ASSOCIATION) is an organization that exists to promote an academic discipline , profession , or a group of related disciplines such as the arts . Membership may be open to all, may require possession of some qualification, or may be an honor conferred by election. Most learned societies are non-profit organizations , and many are professional associations . Their activities typically include holding regular conferences for the presentation and discussion of new research results and publishing or sponsoring academic journals in their discipline. Some also act as professional bodies , regulating the activities of their members in the public interest or the collective interest of the membership
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Covent Garden
COVENT GARDEN (/ˈkɒvənt/ or /ˈkʌvənt/ ) is a district of Westminster
Westminster
, in Greater London, on the eastern fringes of the West End , between Charing Cross Road
Charing Cross Road
and Drury Lane . It is associated with the former fruit-and-vegetable market in the central square, now a popular shopping and tourist site, and with the Royal Opera House
Royal Opera House
, which is also known as "Covent Garden". The district is divided by the main thoroughfare of Long Acre , north of which is given over to independent shops centred on Neal\'s Yard and Seven Dials , while the south contains the central square with its street performers and most of the historical buildings, theatres and entertainment facilities, including the London Transport Museum and the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
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London
LONDON (/ˈlʌndən/ ( listen )) is the capital and most populous city of England
England
and the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. Standing on the River Thames in the south east of the island of Great Britain, London
London
has been a major settlement for two millennia. It was founded by the Romans , who named it Londinium . London's ancient core, the City of London
London
, largely retains its 1.12-square-mile (2.9 km2) medieval boundaries
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Edinburgh Geological Society
The EDINBURGH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY (EGS) was founded in 1834 in Edinburgh
Edinburgh
, Scotland, with the aim of stimulating public interest in geology and the advancement of geological knowledge. It was a time of debate and controversy surrounding the emerging science of geology and Edinburgh
Edinburgh
was one of the centres of this debate, which is why the Society is among the oldest of the Scottish scientific societies. Throughout its 170-year history, the Society has seen major changes in geological thinking, from Darwin 's theories of evolution to the modern ideas on plate tectonics . The Society still seeks to stimulate public interest and offers a range of facilities to members including lectures, excursions, publications and the maintenance of a geological library
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Mayfair
Coordinates : 51°30′32″N 0°08′51″W / 51.508755°N 0.14743°W / 51.508755; -0.14743 Grosvenor Square
Grosvenor Square
overlooking the Millennium Hotel London
London
Mayfair
Mayfair
MAYFAIR is an affluent area in the West End of London towards the east edge of Hyde Park , in the City of Westminster
City of Westminster
, between Oxford Street , Regent Street , Piccadilly and Park Lane . It is one of the most expensive districts in London
London
and the world. The area around Mayfair
Mayfair
was originally part of the manor of Eia
Eia
and remained largely rural in nature until the early 18th century. It became well known for the annual "May Fair" that took place from 1686 to 1764 in what is now Shepherd Market
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Geochemistry
GEOCHEMISTRY is the science that uses the tools and principles of chemistry to explain the mechanisms behind major geological systems such as the Earth\'s crust and its oceans . The realm of geochemistry extends beyond the Earth , encompassing the entire Solar System and has made important contributions to the understanding of a number of processes including mantle convection , the formation of planets and the origins of granite and basalt . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Subfields * 3 Chemical characteristics * 3.1 Mineral constitution * 3.2 Felsic, intermediate and mafic igneous rocks * 4 Geochemistry of trace metals in the ocean * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 Further reading HISTORYThe term geochemistry was first used by the Swiss-German chemist Christian Friedrich Schönbein in 1838
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