Sample 1:50 000 scale natural ground stability data — WMS

Extract of OneGeology Europe WMS

This service is the BGS contribution to the OneGeology Europe project, providing 1:50000 scale natural ground stability data for the Kilmarnock and Loughborough map sheets. The natural ground stability data provided is a sample of the BGS GeoSure dataset.

View in compatible software.


Tutorial videos showing how to include a WMS in an ArcGIS or MapInfo project.

Can't use WMS?

Try the OneGeology Europe Portal if you are unable to use a WMS service.

Service address

Enter the address below into your WMS client.

Example WMS requests (versions 1.3.0 and 1.1.1 supported)

(These produce XML files. You may have to save them to disk in order to read them.)

BGS GeoSure: Kilmarnock Shrink Swell WMS 1.3.0 requests in British National Grid (BNG)

BGS GeoSure: Loughborough Soluble Rocks WMS 1.1.1 requests in Lat/Long WGS84 (WGS84)

See the GetCapabilities response for a full list of data layers in this service.

Terms of use

These data are delivered under the terms of the Open Government Licence, subject to the following acknowledgement accompanying the reproduced BGS materials: "Contains British Geological Survey materials © UKRI [year]". Contact us if you create something new and innovative that could benefit others

The BGS provides no warranty as to the quality, accuracy, completeness of this free map data or the medium on which it is supplied. This includes any warranty as to the continued provision of material or that the material taken from this site is compatible with your computer system and/or any other data with which the material is to be used.