Maps

Discovering geology – maps and resources

You can explore a range of free-to-view, or download, British Geological Survey maps to help you explore the rocks around where you live or to learn more about geological time and climate change.

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Geology of Britain viewer

Geology of Britain viewer

The Geology of Britain viewer is a simple tool aimed at the general public that helps you explore the geology around where you live.

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Make-a-map

Make-a-map is an interactive geological map of the British Isles. It is intended for amateur geologists, students and teachers looking for an overview of the geology of the British Isles.

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Colour in Geology map

Colour-in geology map of the UK and Ireland

Are you puzzled by the Periods or do you have errors by your Eras? Did you know that two or more Periods comprise a geological Era? Two or more Eras form an Eon?

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GeoUK and Ireland map

The UK and Ireland host a wide range of fascinating geology providing ‘secret’ walks through breathtaking scenery, literary inspiration, idyllic holiday destinations and the building materials for historic monuments.

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GB geology with Minecraft world

Free download of the geology of mainland Great Britain as a Minecraft world. The world shows the Ordnance Survey map data on the surface and the rough position of the real geology beneath.

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