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Geological Mapping of Portugal

Geological Mapping of Portugal
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Geological Infrastructure Research and Geological Resource Base
Geological Mapping of Portugal

Ensure the State’s permanent functions in the development of the geological infrastructure knowledge of the country, thus contributing to the prospection and valuation of endogenous resources, prevention and mitigation of geological risks, environment and sustainable land management.


To carry out geological research of the national territory, producing systematic geological mapping at 1:1 000 000; 1:500 000; 1:200 000, 1:50 000 scales, and more detailed when required, to publish it as well as the corresponding explanatory notes.

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