This Hydrostratigraphic Rock Unit Groups map is a reclassification of the 1:100,000 bedrock geology map, created by grouping bedrock formations and members into 27 Rock Unit Group categories based on their hydrogeological properties and other factors.
Bedrock is the solid rock at or below the land surface. Over much of Ireland, the bedrock is covered by materials such as soil and gravel. The Bedrock map shows what the land surface of Ireland would be made up of if these materials were removed. As the bedrock is commonly...