Borehole Lithological Data of SW Bengal Basin

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Borehole data showing lithology as a function of depth in 1452 locations. The data have been compiled from the sources mentioned in the data source section.

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Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
Decimal degrees
North Latitude
East Longitude
South Latitude
West Longitude




Derived From: Japan International Cooperation Agency (2002), The study on the ground water development of deep aquifers for safe drinking water supply to arsenic affected areas in western Bangladesh, Main Report, Book 1, Dhaka.
Derived From: Deshmukh, D. S. et al. (1973), Geology and groundwater resources of the alluvial areas of West Bengal, Bull. Geol. Surv. India. Ser. B. Eng. Geol. Groundw., (34), 1–467.
Derived From: Mukherjee, A., Fryar, A. E., & Howell, P. D. (2007). Regional hydrostratigraphy and groundwater flow modeling in the arsenic-affected areas of the western Bengal basin, West Bengal, India. Hydrogeology Journal, 15(7), 1397–1418.
Derived From: DPHE and JICA. (2010). Borelog Data Book. (M. S. Islam & M. R. Khan, Eds.). Dhaka: Department of Public Health Engineering, Local Government Division, Ministry of LGRD and Co-operatives, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh.

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