Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 10k (DiGMapGB-10) Mass Movement version 2

Dataset title Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 10k (DiGMapGB-10) Mass Movement version 2
Dataset creators British Geological Survey
Dataset theme Geoscientific Information
Dataset abstract

Data identifying landscape areas (shown as polygons) attributed with type of mass movement e.g. landslip. The scale of the data is 1:10 000 scale. Onshore coverage is partial with approximately 30% of England, Scotland and Wales available in the version 2 data release. BGS intend to continue developing coverage at this scale; current focus is to include all large priority urban areas, along with road and rail transport corridors.

Mass movement describes areas where deposits have moved down slope under gravity to form landslips. These landslips can affect bedrock, superficial or artificial ground.

Mass movement deposits are described in the BGS Rock Classification Scheme Volume 4. However the data also includes foundered strata, where ground has collapsed due to subsidence (this is not described in the Rock Classification Scheme).

Caution should be exercised with this data; historically BGS has not always recorded mass movement events and due to the dynamic nature of occurrence significant changes may have occurred since the data was released.

The data are available in vector format (containing the geometry of each feature linked to a database record describing their attributes) as ESRI shapefiles and are available under BGS data licence.

Dataset content dates before 2010
Dataset spatial coverage Great Britain
Dataset supply format ESRI shapefiles
Dataset language English
Dataset discovery metadata record Discovery Link to the dataset's BGS Discovery Metadata record.
Also available as ISO19115/19139 XML.
Dataset publisher British Geological Survey
Dataset publication date 2010
Dataset digital object identifier (DOI) 10.5285/f77af33c-7358-453f-b60b-4fa078cbe976
Dataset citation text Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 10k (DiGMapGB-10) Mass Movement version 2 British Geological Survey 2010
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