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Southampton no.1 (Western Esplanade) geothermal well: geological well completion report

Thomas, L.P.; Holliday, D.W.. 1982 Southampton no.1 (Western Esplanade) geothermal well: geological well completion report. Institute of Geological Sciences, 41pp. (WA/KB/82/003) (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

Southampton No 1 (Western Esplanade) was drilled as a geothermal development well, on behalf of the Department of Energy in association with Southampton City Council, following the successful testing of Marchwood No 1 Borehole and studies of the geothermal potential of the Wessex Basin area by the Institute of Geological Sciences. The site was selected near Southampton city centre, with the aim of providing space heating for the proposed Western Esplanade development area. The nearby Marchwood No 1 Borehole is situated 1.8 km to the south-west, and the south-east part of NERC 81-1 seismic line is adjacent to the site (Figure 1.2). Southampton No 1 is situated in an -area of negative gravity anomaly as indicated on the regional Bouguer anomaly map (Figure 1.4).

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Other
Funders/Sponsors: Institute of Geological Sciences
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This item has been internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed
Date made live: 12 Oct 2016 14:47 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/514817

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