KML files allow data to be visualised in Google Earth and Google Maps. Other GIS software, geobrowsers, virtual globes and web-based mapping applications such as MapTube can also read data in this format.
You can save the KML files to your PC or choose to open it with Google Earth.
- National Bedrock Fence Diagram: a network of cross-sections through the Earth’s crust
- Onshore geology 1:625 000 scale (BGS Geology 625k)
- Recent UK earthquakes: UK seismic events recorded by the BGS in the last 30 days
- More on earthquakes from the BGS
- Recent worldwide earthquakes
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