UK onshore and offshore bedrock and superficial geology maps 1:625 000 scale — WMS

extract of DiGMapGB-625 WMS

This service is the BGS contribution to the OneGeology project, providing UK onshore geological data at 1:625 000 scale and UK continental shelf seabed sediment data at 1:1 million scale. This map data is collected as part of an ongoing BGS project: Digital Geological Map of Great Britain (DiGMapGB). The data are also made available as a free download.

View in compatible software.

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 © NERC [year]". Contact us if you create something new and innovative that could benefit others usingbgsdata@bgs.ac.uk

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.

Help!

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

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

Service address

Enter the address below into your WMS client.

http://ogc.bgs.ac.uk/cgi-bin/BGS_Bedrock_and_Superficial_Geology/wms?

Example WMS requests (versions 1.3.0 and 1.1.1 supported)

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

UK ONSHORE BEDROCK AGE (1:625 000 scale) WMS 1.3.0 requests in British National Grid (BNG)

UK ONSHORE BEDROCK AGE (1:625 000 scale) WMS 1.1.1 requests in Lat/Long WGS84 (WGS84)

Other available layers in this service:

  • UK ONSHORE BEDROCK LITHOLOGY (1:625 000 scale)
  • UK ONSHORE BEDROCK LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY (1:625 000 scale)
  • UK ONSHORE SUPERFICIAL LITHOLOGY (1:625 000 scale)
  • UK ONSHORE SUPERFICIAL LITHOSTRATIGRAPHY (1:625 000 scale)
  • UK CONTINENTAL SHELF SEABED SEDIMENTS (1:1 million scale)