Patchwork GeoIndex

Search BGS datasets using GeoIndex; a map-based index of a wealth of information that we have collected or have obtained from other sources.

  1. select a map theme
  2. navigate to your area of interest
  3. view datasets
  4. produce reports
  5. enquire about data you have discovered

Further instructions in the help menu.

GeoIndex datasets are also available via web map services (WMS).

Onshore GeoIndex

GeoIndex Interface

Onshore GeoIndex map help

Now includes 1:50,000 scale geology.
Tell us what you think of our latest version of the Onshore GeoIndex. Please let us have any feedback on the layout and functionality and your ideas on how the service can be improved and made easier to use.

Offshore GeoIndex

GeoIndex Interface

Offshore GeoIndex map help


Also available

  • GeoReports
    Bespoke reports aimed at users carrying out site investigations who need to know what geoscience information might already exist for their site
  • GeoRecords Plus
    Borehole records online browsing and ordering system intended for use by Commercial Customers requesting borehole records. In addition to the borehole, customers receive a data listing and a geological map extract for the surrounding area taken from the 1:50 000 scale BGS digital geological map of Great Britain (DiGMapGB-50). Academics should refer to the borehole scan viewer.