Web Map Services (WMS) — UK geology datasets

Extract of BGS Geology 50k WMS

The datasets below are made available as Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Map Services (WMS). View in compatible software.

They can also be accessed by websites that use a map-based interface to connect to WMS services, allowing data from different providers to be visualised spatially and compared.

E.g. OneGeology — dynamic digital geological map data for the world at a scale of about 1: 1 million. Access the data through the OneGeology Portal.

Many of these services contribute to BGS complying with the EU INSPIRE directive.

BGS data WMS services

Connect to the WMS format data services from the links below:

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