Web Map Services (WMS) | BGS Geology 625k and 1:1 million offshore sediments

Extract of BGS Geology 625k WMS

The 1:625 000 scale geological maps provide UK onshore geological data at 1:625 000 scale (BGS Geology 625k) and UK continental shelf seabed sediment data at 1:1 million scale.

Layers for onshore bedrock age, lithology and lithostratigraphy, superficial lithology and lithostratigraphy, and UK continental shelf seabed sediments are included in the service.

This service is included in the OneGeology project's data portal and is also made available as a free download.

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

GETCAPABILITIES REQUESTS

WMS 1.3.0 GetCapabilities request

WMS 1.1.1 GetCapabilities request

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

WMS GetMap request

WMS GetFeatureInfo request in text/plain format

WMS GetFeatureInfo request in text/html format

WMS GetFeatureInfo request in application/vnd.ogc.gml format

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

WMS GetMap request

WMS GetLegendGraphic request

WMS GetFeatureInfo request in text/plain format

WMS GetFeatureInfo request in text/html format

WMS GetFeatureInfo request in application/vnd.ogc.gml format

Can't use WMS?

Try the Geology of Britain viewer if you are unable to use a WMS 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 © NERC [year]". Contact us if you create something new and innovative that could benefit others digitaldata@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.

Please be aware that the BGS may make changes to this service. This will include, but not limited to, the level of attribution seen for each type of geology, and changes to zoom thresholds. Please contact us if you have any feedback.