The Geological Society of London (also known as The Geological Society) is a learned society based in the United Kingdom with the aim of :-
"Making geologists acquainted with each other, stimulating their zeal, inducing them to adopt one nomenclature, facilitating the communication of new facts and ascertaining what is known in their science and what remains to be discovered".
It is the oldest national geological society in the world and the largest in Europe with over 9,000 Fellows entitled to the postnominal FGS (Fellow of the Geological Society), over 2,000 of whom are Chartered Geologists (CGeol). The Society is a Registered Charity, No 210161. It is also a member of the Science Council, and is licensed to award Chartered Scientist to qualifying members.
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