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Name Type Description
BGS Scanned Maps (1:1M) feature This layer includes the BGS 1:1M published maps; Seabed Sediments; Bedrock; Quaternary, North and South sheets. Click on link in the view_map attribute to open the map in a viewer. Note the publication dates (latest mapping is available through the...
BGS Scanned Maps (1:500k) feature This layer includes BGS 1:500k published maps. Click on the view_map link to open the map in a viewer. Note the publication dates (latest mapping is available through the BGS digital maps).
BGS Scanned Maps (1:250k) feature This layer includes the BGS 1:250k published maps. Maps in this series show three sorts of geological information; solid ‘bedrock’ geology, (S), Quaternary or ‘drift’ geology (Q), or sea-bed sediments (Ss). These are usually presented as separate...
BGS Geology 625k Bedrock feature Bedrock features of the generalised digital geological map data based on BGS's published poster maps of the UK (North and South). Bedrock related themes created by generalisation of 1:50 000 data to make the 2007 fifth edition Bedrock Geology map.
BGS Geology 625k Dykes feature Dyke features of the generalised digital geological map data based on BGS's published poster maps of the UK (North and South). Bedrock related themes created by generalisation of 1:50 000 data to make the 2007 fifth edition Bedrock Geology map.
BGS Geology 625k Faults feature Fault features of the generalised digital geological map data based on BGS's published poster maps of the UK (North and South). Bedrock related themes created by generalisation of 1:50 000 data to make the 2007 fifth edition Bedrock Geology map.
BGS Geology 625k Superficial feature Superficial features of the generalised digital geological map data based on BGS's published poster maps of the UK (North and South). Bedrock related themes created by generalisation of 1:50 000 data to make the 2007 fifth edition Bedrock Geology map.
Great Britain Aeromagnetic Survey feature The regional aeromagnetic data for Great Britain was acquired by Hunting Geology and Geophysics Ltd and Canadian Aeroservices Ltd between 1955 and 1965. Most of the surveys had a flight-line spacing of 2 km, with 10 km tie-lines. Flight lines for each...
UK Historical Earthquakes (pre 1970) feature UK Historical Earthquakes (pre 1970)
Modern Instrument Recorded Earthquakes feature Modern Instrument Recorded Earthquakes (post 1970)
National Landslide Database Index feature The National Landslide Database asavailable on the GeoIndex and delivered under the Open Government Licence
Borehole records feature The Single Onshore Borehole Index (SOBI) is an index of over one million records of boreholes, shafts and wells from all forms of drilling and site investigation work held by the BGS. The collection covers onshore and near-shore boreholes from Great...
Offshore Survey Overview feature This layer shows the location and basic information for coastal and marine surveys. It includes information about the survey, including the types of equipment deployed during the survey. For some surveys, a zip file of additional data can be...
BGS Geological Factor Map Offshore - Bedrock Summary Lithologies feature A series of maps describing geological factors relevant to offshore seabed activities. Produced in collaboration with The Crown Estate in 2014. The Bedrock Summary Lithologies dataset is a digital geological map across the bulk of the UK Continental...
BGS Geological Factor Map Offshore - Quaternary Deposits Summary Lithologies feature A series of maps describing geological factors relevant to offshore seabed activities. Produced in collaboration with The Crown Estate in 2014. The Quaternary Deposits Summary Lithologies dataset is an offshore digital geological map across the bulk...
BGS Geological Factor Map Offshore - Quaternary Deposits Thickness feature A series of maps describing geological factors relevant to offshore seabed activities. Produced in collaboration with The Crown Estate in 2014. The Quaternary Deposits Thickness dataset is a digital geological map across the bulk of the UK Continental...
Core Sample Analysis Data - OGA Wells feature Core sample analysis data produced from sampling activities of offshore core held on behalf of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) at the National Geological Repository (NGR). Data is provided as received.
Offshore Sample Data - Activity & Scan feature This layer shows the location and basic information for offshore sampling activities. It contains information about the activities which are conducted at a location resulting in the collection of data and/or physical material. Links to scanned images...
Offshore Geochemical Data feature This layer provides geochemical analysis associated with offshore sampling activities. It contains analysis of 38 elements and should be used as a baseline for chemical element concentrations in seabed sediments, against which samples collected in the...
Offshore Geology Data feature This layer provides geological descriptions associated with offshore sampling activities. It contains a variety of geoscientific observations; these include rock/sediment classification, grain size, sorting, sphericity, roundness, hardness,...
Offshore Geotechnical Data feature This layer provides geotechnical readings associated with offshore sampling activities. It contains a variety of types of geotechnical measurements; these include shear and compressive strength. Expert advice may be required in the use of these data....
Offshore Seabed Sediment Data feature This layer provides particle size analysis associated with offshore sampling activities. It contains a variety of types of particle size analysis; these include folk analysis, gravel, sand and mud percentages, phi and half-phi sand analysis and...
Offshore Oil & Gas Industry Site Surveys feature This layer shows the geographic location of oil and gas industry site surveys. The metadata for these surveys were collated via the BGS MEDIN Data Archive Centre (DAC). BGS do not hold the data. For further information contact the Custodian of the...
Offshore Backscatter Polygons & Data feature This layer shows the location and basic information for bathymetric surveys containing backscatter data. A zip file of the backscatter image files (e.g. geotiffs) for the survey can be downloaded using the URL link provided. Note that there can be...
Offshore Geophysical Lines feature Contains information and data for offshore geophysical survey lines and start/end of line co-ordinates. Geophysical surveys include shallow seismic reflection (e.g. airgun, boomer, pinger, sparker and water gun) and sonar (e.g. echo sounder, sidescan...
Offshore Geophysical Shot Points feature This layer shows the location of offshore geophysical survey line shot points. It contains details of all shot points for a survey line.
Offshore Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Areas feature This layer shows the location of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) areas. Select SEA_DOCUMENTS_URL to open the SEA Data Portal with all data for that SEA area selected. Free and open access to available data and reports which have been...
Offshore Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Data Bounding Boxes feature This layer shows the bounding boxes of SEA datasets and reports. The data/reports can be downloaded using the URL link provided. The data/reports can also be searched and downloaded via the SEA Data Portal.
Offshore Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Polygon Data feature This layer shows the location of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Multibeam bathymetry and backscatter, sidescan sonar and pockmark data. The data/reports can be downloaded using the URL link provided. The data/reports can also be searched and...
Offshore Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Line Data feature This layer shows the location of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) seabed video track data. The data can be downloaded using the URL link provided. The data can also be searched and downloaded via the SEA Data Portal. Free and open access to...
Offshore Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Point Data feature This layer shows the location of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) seabed photo and sample point data (including geological, particle size analysis, biological and chemical data). The data/reports can be downloaded using the URL link provided....
Offshore Hydrocarbon Wells feature This layer shows hydrocarbon wells. The United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) offshore hydrocarbon well borehole materials collection contains material from approximately 9000 wells, including over 300km of drillcore and 4.5 million samples of...
World Mineral Statistics DEMO feature Welcome to the World Mineral Statistics archive API. The British Geological Survey (BGS) and its predecessor organisations have compiled production and trade statistics on a wide range of mineral commodities since 1913. Currently this tool permits...