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     In 1970-1971 the Instituto Geológico y Minero de España established a plan for systemantic geologic cartography called Plan Magna. Its program is to produce a National Geologic Map. In the 30 years of its existence Plan Magna almost 200 geologists, from 20 engineering companies, 9 geology faculties in addition to its own personal have worked on the project. The approximate cost of the project is €100 million.
     The souvenir, issued in 2003, shows a representative page of the National Geologic Map.

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