Geological map of europe. De vivo 3 and j. They can also be accessed by websites that use a map based interface to connect to wms services allowing data from different providers to be visualised spatially and compared. Map maep noun a drawing of the earths surface or part of that surface showing the shape and position of different countries political borders natural features such as rivers and mountains and artificial features such as roads and buildings a similar representation of part of the sky showing. Europe map of member states of the european union the map is showing the european continent with european union member states new member states of the european union since 2004 2007 and 2013 member states of european free trade association efta and the location of country capitals and major european cities.
The geological history of earth follows the major events in earths past based on the geological time scale a system of chronological measurement based on the study of the planets rock layers stratigraphy. The word tectonics comes from the greek root to build putting these two words together we get the term plate tectonics which refers to how the earths surface is built of plates. Lexa 4 1 british geological survey. Free online viewing of over 6000 bgs maps and sections.
In geologic terms a plate is a large rigid slab of solid rock. Our experts are actively involved in several eu funded projects and self funded initiatives across a wide range of geoscientific fields. The geological and tectonic framework of europe.