About Us

The Manx Geological Survey was set up in 2000 by Dave Quirk, Dave Burnett and Charles Guard. The team has since been joined by Scott Pearse.

Contact Us

You can reach us at: geologicalsurvey@manx.net


The following organisations have generously provided funding or facilities to the MGS. Their help is gratefully acknowledged.

The Isle of Man Department of Tourism and Leisure and the Gough Ritchie Charitable Trust provided financial backing for the building of this website.

Grants from the Manx Heritage Foundation, Isle of Man Department of Tourism and Leisure and the Public Lottery Trust supported much of the background work including the production of an information sheet and map entitled ‘Manx Geology – a guide to the rocks of the Isle of Man’.

Staff at Manx National Heritage have helped the MGS and provided facilities for the MGS website launch event. In addition, assistance has been received from the Centre for Manx Studies and the Isle of Man Department of Local Government and the Environment.