Open Government Licence

You are encouraged to use and re-use the Information that is available under this licence freely and flexibly, with only a few conditions.

These data are delivered under the Open Government Licence, subject to the following acknowledgement accompanying the reproduced BGS materials:

“Contains British Geological Survey materials © UKRI [year]”.

If you require further information, wish to report a problem with the data or have suggestions as to how we can improve our service, please contact our enquiries team.

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